Trey Hanbury brings over two decades of extensive legal experience and a deep understanding of technology policy to help solve his clients' most pressing and complex issues. Recognizing that companies operating in the technology and telecoms sector face increasing competition and an ever-changing regulatory environment, Mr. Hanbury counsels clients who require assistance with spectrum allocations, auctions, licensing, and operations; mergers and acquisitions; strategic planning and policymaking; broadband deployment and service; regulatory compliance; and technology and competition policy.
Mr. Hanbury’s clients range from major wireless companies to equipment manufacturers to strategic investors across all platforms. He helps them conceptualize and change federal rules and policies in ways that allow them to achieve their business objectives.
In addition to assisting clients in policymaking matters, Mr. Hanbury also helps clients in obtaining regulatory authorizations to introduce new products and services and advises on licensing issues and commercial issues arising from Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules, policy changes, and regulatory investigations.
Mr. Hanbury’s experience includes serving as director of government affairs at Sprint. He acted as regulatory counsel in major rulemaking proceedings, mergers and acquisitions, and cases before the FCC, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration of the Department of Commerce, the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security, Congress, and federal courts. He was recognized with the company's Leadership Excellence award, the highest level of corporate recognition for directors, vice presidents, and senior executives.
Prior to his tenure at Sprint, Mr. Hanbury held various policymaking positions at the FCC, including working on numerous satellite and international telecom matters in the International Bureau. He also served as Special Counsel in the Office of General Counsel, where he was responsible for providing policy and legal advice to the Office of Chairman on wireless issues.