WASHINGTON, DC—HWG LLP is pleased to announce that Jason Neal has been elected partner.

“Jason is an exceptional lawyer with a deep understanding of both telecom and appellate law,” said John Nakahata, Chairman of HWG.“ Jason has played an integral role in landmark telecommunications cases and shown that he is one of the best telecom advocates of his generation. We are thrilled to elect him to the partnership.”

An experienced litigator and telecom lawyer, Jason advises and advocates on behalf of clients on spectrum-related FCC proceedings, counsels clients on potential appeals from the FCC and other administrative agencies, and represents clients in appeals in federal courts.

Jason began his legal career clerking for the Honorable Steven M. Colloton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he served as a Supreme Court Chair for the Harvard Law Review. Jason received his B.A. from Harvard College, graduating cum laude.

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For more than 20 years, HWG has advised innovative organizations and individuals on complex legal issues. With deep roots in the telecommunications and technology industries, HWG has built its reputation by successfully representing clients before government agencies, in nuanced business transactions, and in complex disputes and litigation.