Barry Adelman to be Inducted Into Wireless History Foundation Hall of Fame

July 3, 2018

The Wireless History Foundation has announced that it will induct FK partner Barry Adelman into its Hall of Fame at its Awards Dinner in Los Angeles on September 12th.

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."

The Hall of Fame awards dinner will be held on September 12 in downtown Los Angeles at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza.  Registration information can be found here.