Ms. Goodheart is a member of the Communications, Internet & Technology Practice and the Antitrust Practice. She has significant experience advising clients on Federal Communications Commission advocacy and strategy. Ms. Goodheart has held a variety of senior positions within the FCC and also served as a trial attorney in the Antitrust Division at the U.S. Department of Justice.
With nearly two decades of experience in the private and public sectors, Ms. Goodheart is widely regarded as skilled advocate on communications matters, particularly relating to FCC policy and advocacy regarding broadband, universal service, and wireline issues. Ms. Goodheart also regularly advises clients on antitrust issues including navigating civil investigative demands and second requests before the U.S. Department of Justice. Combining her FCC and antitrust experience, Ms. Goodheart counsels clients on strategy for regulatory approvals of mergers and related transactions. Her substantial administrative law and litigation experience includes media, broadband, wireline and wireless issues.
Before joining the firm in 2016, Ms. Goodheart served in high-level roles at the Federal Communications Commission, including as legal advisor to an FCC commissioner, Associate General Counsel, Associate Chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau, and Senior Advisor to the National Broadband Plan. Ms. Goodheart also served as a trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division.