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Brendon M. Pinkard is new partner with Kerbey Harrington Pinkard

Brendon Pinkard

Brendon Pinkard

(Boston, MA) –– Kerbey Harrington today announced that nationally recognized telecommunications attorney Brendon M. Pinkard has joined the firm as a partner. The firm, now known as Kerbey Harrington Pinkard, has expanded with the opening of an office in Washington, D.C. that will include the firm’s government affairs consulting affiliate, Government Insight Group.

Mr. Pinkard, formerly a partner with Wiley Rein in Washington, D.C., will coordinate all operations in the Washington, D.C. office. A leading attorney specializing in cable television, video, telecommunications and broadband matters, Mr. Pinkard will also serve as an advisor to the firm’s government affairs consulting affiliate.

“Brendon Pinkard’s reputation as one of the nation’s leading telecommunications attorneys and impressive track record of leading successful licensing efforts in some of the United States’ largest cities, as well as his proven negotiating abilities, understanding of complex, highly technical legal issues and unswerving advocacy for clients, will provide our clients with the highest level of strategic expertise,” said John Harrington, Managing Partner at Kerbey Harrington Pinkard.

The firm also announced that founding partner McFall “Mac” Kerbey III, a leading attorney in the field of global technology, intellectual property and telecommunications licensing, will focus on clients in Arizona and California as Of Counsel.

Mr. Pinkard has more than a decade of experience in negotiating cable television franchise agreements in the nation’s largest metropolitan areas, including New York City, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. Mr. Pinkard successfully represented telecommunications clients in the United States’ largest-ever investment in and deployment of an urban fiber optic network. He has frequently testified at public hearings in support of cable franchise agreements and transfer-of-control approvals. Mr. Pinkard has extensive experience representing clients in the negotiation of right-of-use agreements for fiber optic institutional networks between telecommunication providers and municipalities.

Mr. Pinkard was recognized in 2011 by The National Law Journal as a “Minority 40 Under 40” attorney and in 2013 and 2014 by Super Lawyers magazine as a “Rising Star.”

About Kerbey Harrington Pinkard

Kerbey Harrington Pinkard is recognized as leading law firm in a number of complex practice areas, including telecommunications, regulatory policy, licensing and permitting, intellectual property, government relations, municipal law and real estate. The firm represents clients on telecommunications matters throughout United States, including the licensing of fiber optic, cable television and wireless networks; local, state and federal regulatory compliance; contract negotiations; intellectual property registration and licensing; and the permitting and siting of telecommunications facilities and real estate.  Kerbey Harrington Pinkard, and its affiliated consulting firm, Telecommunications Insight Group, leverage unparalleled industry, policy and legal experience for clients to deliver specialized expertise on behalf of telecommunications clientele.



The government affairs practice of Government Insight Group (GIG) was formed in 2005 when Paul Trane brought together personnel with over 30 years of experience to form what one publication called a “one stop shopping for lobbying and government affairs.”



Kerbey Harrington attorneys are industry leaders in telecommunications, regulatory policy, licensing and permitting, intellectual property, government relations, municipal law and real estate.



Telecommunications Insight Group (TIG), a telecommunications consulting firm, was founded in Massachusetts in 1997. TIG's success is based upon a simple formula: Ascertain the facts. Provide consulting advice. Implement the advice.