Washington, DC

C. Douglas Jarrett

  • Senior Counsel
  • Direct Dial: +1 202.434.4180
  • Fax: +1 202.434.4646
  • Professional Assistants: Melissa Reese and Mary Siavoshan , Ph: +1 202.434.4344

    Washington, DC

    1001 G Street NW
    Suite 500 West
    Washington, DC 20001

Douglas Jarrett represents associations, major corporations and entrepreneurs before the FCC on policy making, licensing and enforcement matters and leverages this expertise and his industry insights in representing clients in telecommunications transactions and in negotiating a broad range of telecommunications-related agreements. His clients include dark fiber network operators, wireless site operators, specialized domestic and international services providers, emerging broadband services providers, and critical infrastructure companies.

Mr. Jarrett is an expert in domestic telecommunications regulation and wireless matters, representing associations and companies on a range of telecommunications regulatory and transactional matters, including spectrum acquisitions and dark fiber leases and IRUs. Douglas represents services providers on Federal Universal Service Fund contribution matters, including USAC audits. Mr. Jarrett represented a leading trading association in the FCC proceedings in which the rules and policies governing the 2018 CAF II reverse auction were adopted and represented a consortium of winning bidders in the auction.

Mr. Jarrett represents enterprises in negotiating domestic and global telecommunications services agreements with the major wireline and wireless carriers. He counsels MDU owners, developers and venue operators in negotiating access and marketing agreements with broadband services providers and with the major wireless carriers for in-building wireless connectivity.

Douglas is a frequent speaker at technology and telecommunications conferences and a contributor to BeyondTelecomLawBlog and industry publications.


Practice Areas


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

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia


  • District of Columbia Bar

    Federal Communications Bar Association

    Electric Cooperative Bar Association


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