Lerman Senter Announces New Member and Counsel

Lerman Senter is pleased to announce that David Burns was named a Member of the firm on June 1, 2020, and that Art Harding joined the firm as Counsel on June 15, 2020.

Burns joined Lerman Senter in May 2019 as Counsel. His practice covers a full range of communications and media industry issues, with a primary focus on regulatory and transactional matters facing companies in the broadcast, cable, and satellite industries. He regularly counsels clients on compliance with regulatory requirements affecting station sales, programming content, political advertising, ownership attribution, station licensing and operations, and spectrum management.

“David has been a superb addition to the firm, and we are thrilled that he is now a Member,” said Sally A. Buckman, Lerman Senter’s Managing Member.

Harding has represented clients in the broadcasting, cable television, and telecommunications sectors for over 40 years, with a particular concentration on matters affecting the cable television industry, such as must carry/retransmission consent, rate regulation, and network affiliation agreements. He has represented clients before the Federal Communications Commission and the Copyright Office on an exceptionally wide range of issues.

“We are very excited that Art has decided to join Lerman Senter,” said Buckman. “His extensive experience representing a variety of communications companies will benefit our firm and our clients.”

Lerman Senter has served the legal and regulatory needs of many of the country’s leading communications companies for almost 40 years. U.S. News and World Report ranks Lerman Senter as a Tier 1 national and Washington, DC-metro firm, and the National Law Journal named Lerman Senter as a Top-Ranked Law Firm based on Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. Three Lerman Senter attorneys are included in Best Lawyers in America in Communications Law, and one attorney is recognized among the Best Lawyers in America in Privacy and Data Security Law. Five Lerman Senter attorneys have been designated by Martindale-Hubbell as “AV Preeminent” attorneys. Four Lerman Senter attorneys have been named to the Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers List, and one attorney has been named to the Super Lawyers Rising Star list. For more information on Lerman Senter, visit www.lermansenter.com.

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