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Robin A. Casey // Member
d: 512-970-7900 | f: 512-615-1198 | rcasey@enochkever.com

Robin Casey

Robin A. Casey focuses her practice on business, regulatory and legislative issues affecting the communications, cable and electric utility industries. Robin has extensive experience representing communications providers on competitive and policy issues and counsels them regarding the impact of federal and state regulatory agency and court decisions on their business operations and plans. She is also a certified mediator and frequent speaker on telecom, Internet and cable issues at various local and national organization meetings. Robin co-founded the Texas Chapter of the Federal Communications Bar Association and frequently served as chair of the University of Texas School of Law Telecom, Cable and Wireless Conference.

Representative Experience

  • Representation of clients in contested cases and rulemaking projects before state Public Utility Commissions regarding competitive entry, interconnection, universal service, and other issues affecting providers of cable & telecommunications services.
  • Negotiation and drafting of legislation concerning cable, telecommunications and broadband issues.
  • Advise clients on public policy and legislative issues before the Texas Legislature.
  • Provide testimony before various Legislative committees concerning telecommunications and cable competition.
  • Negotiation and arbitration of interconnection agreements between telecommunications carriers.
  • Counsel clients on market entry and business strategies.
  • Representation of ERCOT in Public Utility Commission proceedings regarding the fees and process associated with the transition to a Nodal Market in Texas.
  • Regulatory and legislative assistance to a provider of Broadband over Power.
  • Negotiate agreements with public and private entities to permit cable and communications providers’ access to rights-of-way and pole attachments.
  • Successfully represented telecommunications client in binding arbitration against AT&T regarding compensation for termination of local traffic.
  • Advise cable companies and telecommunications providers concerning building access.
  • Civil litigation regarding interpretation and application of federal Telecommunications Act provisions concerning nondiscriminatory access to public rights-of-way.

Presentations and Writings

  • Texas Legislature
  • Competitive Communications Association (COMPTEL)
  • Voice over Net (VON)
  • Federal Communications Bar Association¬† (Texas Chapter)
  • Women in Cable & Telecommunications (Texas Chapter)
  • National Association of State Legislators
  • National Association of Public Utility Commissioners (NARUC)
  • University of Texas School of Law Annual Conference on Telecommunications, Cable & Wireless
  • University of Texas School of Law Annual Technology Conference
  • TEXALTEL
  • Rock Star Tech & Job Expo
  • Texas Coalition of Cities for Utility Issues ("TCCFUI")

 

Professional and Community Activities

  • Maine Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar Public Utility Law Section ¬†¬†(past Council member)
  • American Bar Association
  • Travis County Bar Association
  • Federal Communications Bar Association (Co-Founder and past Co-Chair of Texas Chapter and National Chapter Representative on Association Board)
  • University of Texas School of Law Annual Conference on Telecommunications, Cable & Wireless (Co-Chair & faculty member)

Education

  • University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon
    - J.D., 1982
  • University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
    - B.S., 1974

 

Admitted to Practice

  • Texas
  • Maine