Strategically positioned in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, Drew Svor serves as a member of the firm’s Telecom, Space & Satellite, CFIUS and AI Teams, as well as the D.C. office’s recruiting co-chair.

Areas of Practice

Advisor to Dynamic Industries
Drew is a go-to advisor for technology, telecommunications, aerospace, defense and infrastructure companies navigating today's complex regulatory landscape. With a keen eye on fostering innovation and growth while ensuring compliance, Drew provides strategic counsel to clients at the forefront of technological advancement, commercial investment and national security imperatives.

Experience in Action
Specializing in representing space and satellite companies, mobile network operators and cutting-edge technology providers, Drew helps his clients shape the digital landscape of tomorrow. His strategic and practical approach ensures clients stay ahead in dynamic industries where innovation is the name of the game.

Thought Leader and Speaker
Drew is a recognized thought leader, regularly authoring insightful pieces on emerging technologies and new regulatory trends, especially at the FCC. He is also a sought-after speaker at industry-leading events, including conferences hosted by SatNews, the Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA) and the ABA Space Symposium.

Pro Bono Commitment
Drew's passion extends beyond the technology sector. He actively engages in pro bono work, collaborating with Human Rights First to represent refugees in political asylum cases before USCIS and DHS.

Industry Boards
Drew is a member of the Washington Space Business Roundtable Board and the Law360 Telecommunications Editorial Advisory Board.

Community Involvement
Outside of work, Drew enjoys rugby, running, traveling and is a devoted friend to cats and dogs alike.



  • Developing comprehensive federal regulatory and FCC licensing strategies for a wide range of satellite and ground station operators, mobile network operators, MVNOS, original equipment manufacturers and investors in the telecommunications industry.
  • Advising stakeholders appearing before the FCC in complex spectrum licensing and spectrum rebanding proceedings.
  • Securing FCC approvals for mergers and public/private equity transactions involving satellite operators, infrastructure providers and telecommunications companies.
  • Representing operators and investors before CFIUS and the “Team Telecom” Executive Branch agencies seeking approval for strategic transactions involving foreign ownership and national security-related issues.
  • Counseling stakeholders on domestic and international telecommunications matters pending before the FCC, U.S. Congress, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and International Telecommunication Union.
  • Counseling companies with respect to the evolving federal and state regulation of unmanned aerial vehicles and drones.
  • Representing satellite companies navigating orbital slot, frequency use, satellite network coordination and operational aspects of the satellite services industry.
  • Representing companies and investors who are targets of FCC enforcement proceedings and investigations.



  • Telecommunications Editorial Advisory Board, Law360, 2022-2023

  • Ones to Watch — Corporate Law, Best Lawyers, 2021-2024
  • Recommended Attorney - Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory, Legal 500, 2019-2022
  • Recommended Attorney - Telecoms and Broadcast: Transactional, Legal 500, 2022-2023
  • Legal500 US Recommended Attorney



FCC Law Blog Posts

Global Trade Law Blog Posts

Government Contracts & Investigations Blog Posts

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, Federal Communications Bar Association CFIUS event, November 7, 2017
  • Speaker, Space Law Symposium, ABA Forum on Air & Space Law, Washington, D.C., June 8, 2016



  • Member, Virginia Bar Association
  • Member, Young Lawyers Division, American Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Communications Bar Association


J.D., Catholic University, Columbus School of Law, 2012, cum laude

B.A., University of Virginia, 2003


  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
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