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Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer Johnson is co-chair of the firm’s Communications & Media Practice Group.  She represents and advises broadcast licensees, trade associations, and other media entities on a wide range of issues, including:  regulatory and policy advocacy; network affiliation and other programming agreements; media joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions; carriage negotiations with cable, satellite and telco companies; media ownership and attribution; and other strategic, regulatory and transactional matters.

Ms. Johnson assists clients in developing and pursuing strategic business and policy objectives before the Federal Communications Commission and Congress and through transactions and other business arrangements.  Her broadcast clients draw particular benefit from her deep experience and knowledge with respect to network/affiliate issues, retransmission consent arrangements, and other policy and business issues facing the industry.  Ms. Johnson also assists investment clients in structuring, evaluating and pursuing potential media investments.  She has been recognized by Best Lawyers, Chambers USA, Legal 500 USA,Washington DC Super Lawyers, and the Washingtonian as a leading lawyer in her field.

 

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IoT Update: President Trump Signs IoT Cybersecurity Act of 2020 into Law

On Friday, December 4, 2020, President Trump signed the bipartisan Internet of Things (“IoT”) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 into law.  The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act empowers the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) to create cybersecurity standards for internet-connected devices purchased and used by federal agencies.  For more information on the law, please … Continue Reading

IoT Update: Congress Passes IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020

The bipartisan Internet of Things (“IoT”) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 (S. 734, H.R. 1668) has passed the House and the Senate and is headed to the President’s desk for signature.  The bill was sponsored in the House by Representatives Hurd (R-TX) and Kelly (D-IL), and in the Senate by Senators Warner (D-VA) and Gardner … Continue Reading

AI, IoT, and CAV Legislative Update: EU Spotlight (Third Quarter 2020)

In this edition of our regular roundup on legislative initiatives related to artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, the Internet of Things (IoT), and connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs), we focus on key developments in the European Union (EU).… Continue Reading
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