Barry Adelman Inducted Into Wireless History Foundation Hall of Fame

September 12, 2018

The Wireless History Foundation honored FK partner Barry Adelman on September 12, inducting him into its Hall of Fame at its Awards Dinner in Los Angeles.

Since the 1980s, Mr. Adelman has represented the pioneers of the wireless telecommunications industry in connection with the formation of the joint ventures which obtained licenses for in excess of sixty of the top ninety cellular markets, and represented his clients in several separate multibillion-dollar transactions.

In a press release, the Foundation noted that "in the early days of the U.S. wireless industry every issue was novel: the application process, combinations into partnerships and combination of partnerships, vendor agreements, buying infrastructure, and mergers and acquisitions. Although he represented individual wireless clients, Barry served as a powerful and essential representative of the industry as a whole. He was a central figure in creating the framework for an industry that now represents essential 21st Century infrastructure. His leadership and influence in the wireless industry have continued for decades."