A partner in the Communications and Technology Department, Patrick Campbell concentrates on transactional, corporate and regulatory matters, and has worked extensively on such matters on behalf of numerous domestic and foreign telecommunications, satellite, media and Internet companies.
Patrick's experience has included representing numerous satellite operators and customers in the negotiation of agreements for the establishment of joint ventures, the procurement of satellite systems, and the leasing of satellite capacity; representing telecommunications clients in proceedings before the Federal Communications Commission; providing regulatory and corporate advice to companies, financial institutions and investors with respect to public and private equity and high-yield offerings involving communications entities; negotiating contracts for the construction of undersea and underground fiber optic telecommunications systems and for the leasing of rights-of-way on such systems; and advising clients on various dispute resolution and litigation matters in the communications and technology areas.
Patrick is a member of the Federal Communications Bar Association and recently became a member of the Practicing Law Institute's Telecommunications Convergence Advisory Committee. He is on the boards of directors of a number of non-profits dedicated to urban affairs and civil rights, including Street Law, Inc., Live-It Learn It (chair), and DC Appleseed (DC Appleseed's First 20 Years). Patrick is also on the Board of Visitors for Stanford Law School and the Board of Regents for Georgetown University. Patrick has been recognized by Chambers USA and by Legal 500 as one of the country's leading lawyers in the Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite Regulating area. In July 2009, he was recognized by The National Law Journal as one of its "40 Under 40" Washington-area lawyers, a list comprised of individuals who "have already made their marks in private practice, in government agencies, on Capitol Hill and with public interest groups."
Patrick served as an editor of the Stanford Law Review and was awarded the Carl Mason Franklin Prize for the most outstanding paper in the field of International Law. He also worked at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation for a semester.