Partner, Washington, D.C.
Trey Hanbury is a partner in Hogan Lovells' Washington, D.C. office and a member of the Technology, Media and Telecoms practice. He has extensive experience working for the private and public sectors on a variety of communications policy issues, including wireless, spectrum, satellite and international telecom matters.
Trey came to Hogan Lovells from Sprint Nextel, where he served as Director of Government Affairs. In this position, Trey acted as regulatory counsel in major rulemaking proceedings, mergers and acquisitions, and cases before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the National Telecommunications and Information Administration of the Department of Commerce, the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security, Congress, and federal courts.
Prior to working for Sprint Nextel, Trey held various policy-making 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.
Trey previously served as Co-Chair of the Federal Communications Bar Association's FCC Wireless Practice Committee. He also frequently lectures on complex communications policy issues and industry trends.
"A New Spectrum Model: The 3.5 GHz Band," FCBA Engineering and Technical Practice Committee Panel Discussion
Guest lecturer, "FCC Spectrum Policy," The Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America
"Mobile Health: Update from the Regulatory Front," Bloomberg BNA Webinar
"Spectrum Aggregation Limits," U.S. Senate Technology Policy Steering Committee
Moderator, "Spectrum Ownership: How to Maintain a Competitive Wireless Marketplace," LSI Spectrum and Wireless Strategies Conference
"Enforcement: Responding to New Challenges as the Industry Adopts New Technologies and the FCC Implements New Regulatory Approaches," LSI Spectrum and Wireless Strategies Conference
Moderator, "The Global Intellectual Property Landscape," Winnik International Telecoms and Internet Forum
"Broadcast Incentive Auctions: Band Plan Proposals," Competitive Carriers Association
Moderator, "What Can FirstNet Offer Commercial Carriers," Competitive Carriers Association Global Expo FirstNet Summit
Moderator, "Mobile Payments: Turning Your Cellphone Into Your Wallet," Federal Communications Bar Association CLE
"Incentive Auctions: What Broadcasters Need to Know," Crossfire Media
"Broadcast Incentive Auctions and a National Public Safety Network," 4G World
California Public Utilities Commission Workshop, Effect of the Proposed Merger on Service Quality, Consumer Services, Employment, and California's Economy
"Beyond the Bluster: The Real Deal Behind the AT&T Acquisition of T-Mobile," SNL Kagan
Law Seminars International, Sixth Annual Conference on New Developments in Spectrum and Wireless: National Broadband Plan Implementation
All Hazards Consortium, Public Safety Communications and Interoperability Workshop
Moderator, "Improving Federal Spectrum Management," Public Knowledge: Spectrum Reform Conference
Hogan Lovells Publications
"Winter 2014 | Global Media and Communications Quarterly." Global Media and Communications Quarterly, Hogan Lovells
"Global Media and Communications Quarterly: Featuring Highlights from the Winnik International Telecoms and Internet Forum 2013." GMC Quarterly, Hogan Lovells
09 October 2013
"Impact of U.S. Federal Government Shutdown and Debt-Ceiling Impasse on the FCC: Most Operations Suspended." Communications Alert, Hogan Lovells
"A Catalyst for Competition: Competitive Carriers' Role in the Upcoming Incentive Auction." The CCA Voice
13 November 2012
"Beyond Kolkata: Delivering on the Fundamental Goals of the Communications Act." Panelist Position Papers
19 February 2014
Spectrum Auctions Are Back: What You Need to Know