Christopher T. Shenk

Washington, D.C.

Practice Area: Technology

    All Star


    “Chris doesn't waste our time with all the noise.”
    “He's practical, concise, and to the point.”


    "Providing the highest quality client services is a team effort. I am very fortunate to be at a firm where my partners are among the leaders in their fields, allowing me to provide my clients with a holistic perspective for sophisticated matters, from high-profile transactions to regulatory issues and complex litigation."

    – Christopher T. Shenk


    Chris Shenk is a co-leader of Sidley’s Telecom and Internet Competition practice, which was recently named a “Telecommunications Group of the Year” by Law360. Chris provides regulatory, transactional and litigation counseling to wireline, wireless, video, media and internet clients. He has represented clients before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Department of Justice (DOJ), state regulatory agencies, state and federal district courts, and state and federal appellate courts. Chris has a broad range of experience in communications-related litigation and regulatory matters, and has extensive knowledge in the areas of communications mergers, wireless services (including spectrum auctions), e911, privacy, Internet backbone interconnection, dedicated services, local competition, Voice over Internet Protocol, video services, access charge regulation and intercarrier compensation. In addition, Chris has represented clients in energy and other regulated industries in a variety of matters involving litigation and economic regulation.

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