Christopher S. Huther, an experienced litigator and counsel to some of the nation's largest telecommunications companies, has joined Wiley Rein as a partner in its preeminent Communications Practice. Specializing in complex litigation and administrative proceedings, Mr. Huther regularly appears before federal, state and appellate courts, as well as the FCC and state regulatory commissions.
Matthew Dowd, an appellate and litigation attorney in Wiley Rein's Intellectual Property Practice, received a 2011 Individual Leadership Award and a 2011 Committee Leadership Award from the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) for his work as the Vice Chair of the FCBA's Pro Bono Committee.
Mr. Dowd represents clients in various types of appeals before the Federal Circuit, with a focus on intellectual property litigation.Mr. Dowd also has substantial experience in district court litigation.
Politico has named Wiley Rein Election Law & Government Ethics Practice co-chair Michael Toner one of "50 Politicos to Watch," the "new generation of candidates, bloggers, fundraisers, consultants and media standouts who will be a force to reckon with in the 2012 cycle."
Mr. Toner, a former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, is a seasoned election law expert and political veteran with a wealth of experience advising candidates, political committees, trade associations and corporate clients on federal and state election law compliance.
Wiley Rein Communications Practice partner Richard Bodorff was recently inducted into the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council (MMTC) 2011 Hall of Fame. Mr. Bodorff was inducted for his "many years of exceptional contributions to the diversity and success of America's most influential and important industries."
Mr. Bodorff represents radio and television licensees before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Brian Pandya, an attorney in Wiley Rein's Intellectual Property Practice, received a 2011 Pro Bono Advocacy Award from the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) for his work on veterans' appeals.
Mr. Pandya represents a variety of clients in matters relating to the enforcement and procurement of intellectual property rights, with particular focus on patent litigation and counseling.