Washington, DC

C. Douglas Jarrett

  • Partner
  • Direct Dial: +1 202.434.4180
  • Fax: +1 202.434.4646
  • Professional Assistant: Beverly Harding and Cassandra Hall, Ph: +1 202.434.4344

    Washington, DC

    1001 G Street NW
    Suite 500 West
    Washington, DC 20001

Douglas Jarrett specializes in telecommunications law and policy, procurements and transactional matters. He is a recognized expert in representing enterprises in negotiating telecommunications services agreements with the major wireline and wireless carriers, domestically and globally.  

Mr. Jarrett represents services providers and fiber network operators, focusing on the regulatory and transactional matters confronting start-up, fiber-based broadband services providers and telecommunications carriers. He is expert in Universal Service Fund regulation, and advises on MVNO market entry and on-going regulatory requirements. He also counsels enterprises on M2M services, cloud computing and IVR technology procurements. 

Mr. Jarrett represents technology companies in securing amendments to the FCC rules to enable the licensing and marketing of innovative wireless technologies.  He represents critical infrastructure industry (CII) companies before the FCC on wireless licensing, regulatory compliance and policy-making, and in transactional matters, particularly spectrum acquisitions, and represents property owners in negotiating access agreements and signal booster site licenses.

Mr. Jarrett is a frequent speaker at technology and telecommunications law conferences.  He is the principal author of Beyond Telecom Law Blog.  Mr. Jarrett is also the exclusive winner of the Client Choice award for Telecommunications Counsel in Washington, D.C. and the overall winner in the United States.


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  • University of Colorado at Boulder
    • B.A., 1974, cum laude
  • George Washington University
    • J.D., 1979

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia


  • American Bar Association
    Cyberspace Law Committee
    Federal Communications Bar Association


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