Scott W. Woodworth - Edinger Law
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Scott W. Woodworth

. Woodworth represents broadcasters, financial institutions, and investors in complex regulatory, corporate, and transactional matters before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), as well as tower-related matters under Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations.

Contact Information

Direct: +1-202-747-1694
Mobile: +1-202-277-0511
Fax: 202-747-1691
Email: swoodworth@edingerlaw.net
Address: 1725 I Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20006

Scott W. Woodworth,
Partner

Mr. Woodworth represents broadcasters, financial institutions, and investors in complex regulatory, corporate, and transactional matters before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), as well as tower-related matters under Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations. He also advises clients on general corporate and transactional matters and serves as special FCC counsel in bankruptcy proceedings. Prior to joining Edinger Associates, Mr. Woodworth was with Vinson & Elkins for three years, and Wiley Rein for five years.

Representative Experience

  • FCC counsel for the Entercom – CBS Radio merger divesture trust in connection with the acquisition, operation, and sale of 16 radio stations in five markets
  • FCC counsel for Emmis Communications Corporation (EMMS) in its acquisition of radio stations WBLS(FM) and WLIB(AM), both licensed to New York, New York, for $131 million
  • Represents broadcasters and investors in purchase and sale of stations, including structuring transactions, compliance with the FCC’s ownership and foreign ownership rules, and filing assignment and transfer applications
  • Lead special FCC counsel in bankruptcy proceeding, including reorganization of radio station licenses, workout of $65 million of debt, and sale of four major market television stations
  • Advises clients on complex communications technical matters, tower siting issues, interference problems, engineering questions, compliance with FCC allotment rules and regulations, and international frequency coordination issues
  • Submits a wide variety of applications to the FCC on behalf of communications clients, including new facility authorizations, construction permits, modifications, special temporary authorizations, renewal, ownership, and other regulatory filings
  • Represents foreign entrants in purchase of broadcast stations in the United States, including advice on FCC foreign ownership rules
  • Represents tower owners in matters involving FCC and FAA rules and regulations
  • FCC counsel to NCE entities for new facilities applications, and underwriting and sponsorship matters.

Practice Areas

  • FCC Regulatory
  • Telecommunications
  • Media and Technology
  • Vertical Real Estate (towers)
  • Business and Finance

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • Maryland (inactive)

Education

  • JD, University of North Carolina School of Law
  • BA, cum laude, Bucknell University

Professional Associations

  • Federal Communications Bar Association