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John  Crigler

John Crigler

Owner - Washington, D.C.

Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated
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John Crigler represents clients in all aspects of public broadcasting. His clients include public radio and TV stations, program producers, nonprofit internet distribution platforms, webcasters, satcasters, community groups, tribal Nations and trade associations. John provides representation before the Federal Communications Commission, the Copyright Office and Copyright Royalty Board, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration and state and federal courts. He writes and speaks widely on public broadcasting topics and is a frequent panelist at conferences on noncommercial broadcasting and the internet.

Community Activities

  • Advisory Board Member, Hennock Institute


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  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1981
  • Yale University, Ph.D., 1975
    • Danforth Fellow
  • Wesleyan University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1969
    • High Honors
    • Phi Beta Kappa


  • District of Columbia, 1981 
  • Virginia, 1993 
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Recognition

  • Named Washington DC "Super Lawyer," 2014-2016 
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV/5.0 Peer Review Rated
  • 2009 NFCB Bader Award