Peter Shroyer primarily advises clients on regulatory compliance, licensing, and transactional matters before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Peter's practice covers a wide range of issues across the communications and technology sectors, but in particular he has represented clients on mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, license transfers or assignments, spectrum acquisitions, and enforcement matters before the FCC. Peter also has extensive experience with commercial transactions, and has drafted a variety of commercial agreements involving the provision of telecommunications services. More recently, Peter took a leading role in undertaking an audit of existing contracts for a major international telco and led trainings for the telco's counsel on contracting best practices. Peter has also assisted clients perform regulatory due diligence for transactions involving the transfer of telecommunications licenses, as well as advised them on how to obtain the required federal and state approvals to effectuate the transfer of such licenses. He advises clients on public safety matters before the FCC, including compliance with network outage reporting requirements.

Of particular note, Peter played a prominent role in helping to secure federal regulatory and 18 state regulatory approvals for the merger of two of the largest mobile network operators in the United States (T-Mobile and Sprint). As part of that effort Peter oversaw the submission of all highly confidential filings and data productions at the FCC, and also coordinated the review of third-party documents and data productions in connection with the merger. 

Peter joined DLA Piper after two and a half years at the FCC. Peter joined the FCC as part of its Attorney Honors Program and spent time in the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau (PSHSB) and the Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB).

In PSHSB, Peter's primary practice areas involved cybersecurity and privacy. In particular, Peter worked on matters involving data security and data breaches, network security risk management, and implementation of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework. Peter also served as FCC liaison for the Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) V's Wi-Fi Security Working Group. In addition to these matters, Peter also worked on network outage reporting, the Emergency Alert System, and submarine cable outage reporting.

In WCB, Peter worked primarily on matters related to telecommunications access policy. In this capacity, his work involved the administration of the Universal Service Fund's E-rate program, focusing on fiber and competitive bidding requirements.

Peter has been recognized as a Rising Star in Telecoms and Broadcast by The Legal 500 three times. In recognizing Peter, the publication noted that "associate Peter Shroyer comes highly recommended."