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Admitted to Practice

  • District of Columbia, 1979
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals D.C. Circuit

Wesley Heppler

HepplerWesley
Partner
T202.973.4243
F202.973.4499
Wes Heppler practices cable television and telecommunications law, emphasizing local and state franchising issues. He has extensive experience in the area of cable television programming, and represents cable and telecommunications clients on a wide variety of issues before the Federal Communications Commission. He is a frequent speaker and writer on cable and telecommunications policy matters.

Wes' clients include Comcast Communications, Discovery Communications, and Rogers Communications.

Representative Experience

FCC regulatory compliance for cable and telecommunications clients

Extensive experience in the area of cable television programming and representation of cable and telecommunications clients on a wide variety of issues at the Federal Communications Commission.

Local and state franchising issues for cable and telecommunications clients

Regularly practicing cable television and telecommunications law, with a particular emphasis on local and state franchising issues.

Additional Qualifications

  • Partner, Cole Raywid & Braverman LLP, Washington, D.C., 1979-2006

Professional & Community Activities

  • Board President, Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless, 1999-present
  • Faculty Member, Practising Law Institute, 1992-2009
  • Adjunct Professor, Telecommunications Department, Michigan State University, 1996

Professional Recognition

  • Selected to "Washington D.C. Super Lawyers" in Communications and Franchise/Dealership, Thomson Reuters, 2013-2016
  • Named to "Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll" by the D.C. Court of Appeals and the D.C. Superior Court, 2013