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Emma Marion

Emma Marion


Emma Marion advises space, satellite, and telecommunications companies on regulatory, litigation, and compliance matters before state and federal regulators, including the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).  She has assisted both new and traditional satellite companies in obtaining spectrum licenses and addressing other regulatory matters.  Emma also has advised satellite companies on emerging developments in space sustainability and safety. 

Emma represents telecommunications companies, including domestic and international satellite companies as well as wireless service providers.  Her work involves licensing, participating in rulemakings before the FCC, coordinating market entry across multiple jurisdictions, and work before public utility commissions. Emma’s work spans a number of topics, and has particularly focused on space sustainability and mitigation of orbital debris, in-orbit services, communications equipment and infrastructure, and policy issues.  Emma also has experience representing telecommunications companies in litigation at both the trial and appellate level, including taking depositions and filing before the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Emma is actively involved in pro bono and serves on the pro bono team for Public International Law & Policy Group with DLA Piper’s New Perimeter global pro bono initiative.  She has also filed a brief of amicus curiae to the United States Supreme Court in a capital penalty case. 

Bar admissionsDistrict of ColumbiaTennessee
  • French
  • J.D., American University 2019
    magna cum laude 
  • B.S., University of Tennessee 2014
    cum laude 

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Federal Communications Bar Association