Buck Logan has practiced communications law for 30 years. He represents and advises clients on a broad range of wireless, wireline, and mass media issues, including spectrum policy. He has represented clients in a number of major merger proceedings at the FCC. He has worked with clients on a wide range of FCC rulemaking proceedings, from rules establishing spectrum auctions to policies governing new wireless services. He has advised clients on license renewals, privacy, foreign ownership, and a host of other compliance matters.
Like a number of other firm lawyers, Buck’s prior experience in government service helps the firm offer clients practical advice and insight about FCC policies and decision-making. Prior to joining the firm, Buck was Chief of the Policy & Rules Division of the FCC’s Mass Media Bureau. He also served as the Mass Media Bureau’s Acting Deputy Bureau Chief. During his time at the FCC, he worked on spectrum and mass media policy issues, including the transition to digital TV, ownership regulations, and licensing of mass media facilities. He received the FCC Chairman’s Special Achievement Award.
Buck has a strong commitment to pro bono work. In addition to his work at Lawler, Metzger, Keeney & Logan, he volunteers a significant amount of time at the Children’s Law Center, which provides free legal services to low income families in Washington, D.C. on housing, education, and access to healthcare issues.
After graduating from law school, Buck was a Bigelow Fellow & Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School, and then served as a law clerk to the Honorable Levin H. Campbell, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.