Kristine Laudadio Devine is a partner with the law firm of Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP, practicing in Washington, D.C. and Austin, TX, where she focuses on representing clients engaged in communications-related transactions and negotiations as well as private company mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Devine also provides regulatory and compliance counseling to technology and communications companies.
Ms. Devine has extensive experience preparing and negotiating commercial agreements for communications, broadband, and subsea cable companies, and assisting clients in obtaining federal, state, and local regulatory approvals for transactions. Ms. Devine also represents private companies engaged in mergers, acquisitions, and other business combinations in the cable and satellite programming, television and radio, information technology, and public relations and advertising industries.
Ms. Devine counsels and advises clients on a variety of regulatory issues before the Federal Communications Commission, other federal agencies, and state regulatory bodies. She also assists clients in developing and implementing regulatory compliance strategies. Ms. Devine has represented a wireless carrier in 911-related advocacy before the Federal Communications Commission, an interconnected VoIP provider in FCC rulemaking proceedings, and other clients in proceedings related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, disabilities access, numbering rights, universal service, and broadband deployment. She has extensive experience assisting clients in meeting their compliance obligations related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Communications and Video Accessibility Act, privacy regulations, and Internet-related consumer protection regulations.