Chip Yorkgitis

Kelley Drye and Warren, LLC

Chip Yorkgitis is a Partner at Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP. For over three decades, Chip Yorkgitis, a founding partner of Kelley Drye’s Communications group, has represented communications and technology clients before federal, state, and international telecommunications regulators, federal and state courts, and other bodies. Chip is counsel to a variety of clients from several industries on spectrum management matters, including spectrum allocations, new spectrum sharing rules and coordination negotiations, interference resolution, terrestrial and satellite station licensing, foreign ownership, antenna structure requirements, equipment authorization, and human exposure to radiofrequency emissions.  He advises a variety of clients on infrastructure issues, including both owners and attachers to poles, conduits, and other rights-of-way. Chip also represents a number of domestic and international carriers and submarine cable operators on regulatory and business issues.  He regularly advises clients concerning the interpretation and application of, and compliance with, FCC regulations and decisions; advocates on their behalf in agency rulemakings as well as adjudications, investigations, and enforcement matters; advances client interests before a variety of Federal and state agencies and on Capitol Hill; assists clients with regulatory obligations related to mergers, acquisitions and other transactions in today’s fast changing environment; and negotiates network, service, compensation, and supply agreements.  Kelley Drye, founded in 1836, has more than 300 lawyers and other professionals in offices in New York, New York; Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles, California; Chicago, Illinois; Houston, Texas; Austin, Texas; Stamford, Connecticut; and Parsippany, New Jersey.  Outside of the U.S., the firm has an office in Brussels, Belgium, and an affiliate relationship with an independent law firm in Mumbai, India.  In more than three dozen practice areas, including communications, energy policy advocacy, energy regulation, environmental regulation, cybersecurity, and data protection and privacy, Kelley Drye provides exceptional, cost-effective legal counsel that helps our clients achieve their business goals.  www.kelleydrye.com