Bob Keller

Law Offices of Robert J. Keller, P.C.
P.O. Box 33428 - Farragut Station
Washington, D.C. 20033-3428

Telephone: 202.656.8490
Facsimile: 202.223.2121

Of Counsel:
Shainis & Peltzman, Chartered
1850 M Street, N.W. - Suite 240
Washington, D.C. 20036-8503
Tel: 202.293.0011

Law Offices of Robert J. Keller, P.C.

Bob Keller has four decades of experience as a private sector telecommunications attorney representing companies, individuals, educational institutions, local governments, etc., before the Federal Communications Commission, federal courts, and state regulatory agencies on matters involving communications law and FCC regulation and policy. This includes a broad range of communications services, including cellular, PCS, SMR, ESMR, private and common carrier paging and microwave systems, broadband radio services, toll free telephone number administration, broadcast, cable TV, etc. He has extensive experience in radio licensing matters (including lotteries and spectrum auctions), transactional matters (contracts and agreements, due diligence review, legal opinions, securing regulatory approvals, etc.), regulatory compliance auditing, defending enforcement actions (monetary forfeitures, license revocation/modification actions), rulemaking proceedings, judicial appeals, etc.

Mr. Keller took his law degree from the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.), where he served on the Board of Chancellors of the Moot Court Association, overseeing the mock trials program. He took his undergraduate degree from the Catholic University of America's School of Theology and Religious Studies. Prior to law school he taught Mathematics and Religion at a parochial high school. While in law school he interned at the FCC, serving in the office that regulated common carrier mobile radio communications and oversaw the initial regulation and implementation of cellular service in the United States.

Since graduating from law school in 1979, Mr. Keller has been continuously engaged in the private practice of communications law. In 1994 he left his position as partner in a communications law firm to establish a solo law practice. For ten years (1996-2006), Mr. Keller also served as an adjunct faculty member at Catholic University's Institute for Communications Law Studies (now the Law & Technology Institute), where he developed and taught a course on the federal regulation of wireless telecommunications systems and services.

Mr. Keller is a member in good standing of The District of Columbia Bar and the Federal Communications Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before, inter alia, the D.C. Court of Appeals, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the D.C. and Third Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court.

As Amateur Radio Extra Class licensee KY3R, Bob is an active member of the American Radio Relay League. He and his wife, Laurie, reside in Bethesda, Maryland. They are the proud parents of three thriving adult children and two (so far) grandchildren.