Date: May 05, 2014
Jack Richards, a Partner at Keller and Heckman LLP, has been selected as a 2014 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer in the Communications category. Mr. Richards represents petroleum and natural gas companies, electric utilities, railroads, mobile radio and microwave operators, trade associations and others at the Federal Communications Commission and elsewhere on licensing, regulatory, and telecommunications transactional matters. He serves as counsel to the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC) on telecommunications matters before the FCC and as General Counsel of the Energy, Telecommunications and Electrical Association (ENTELEC).
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of professional achievement and peer recognition. The selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. Annually, no more than five percent of the lawyers in each state or territory are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
Keller and Heckman LLP has a broad practice in the areas of regulatory law, litigation, and business transactions, serving both domestic and international clients. With offices in Washington, D.C., Brussels, San Francisco, and Shanghai, the firm helps the world's most vital businesses achieve their objectives. A pioneer in the use of interdisciplinary approaches to problem-solving, Keller and Heckman LLP has had an in-house scientific staff since 1971 that works closely with the firm's attorneys on matters of technical complexity.