Cases & Deals

Gray Television wins emergency motion allowing company to participate in National Incentive Spectrum Auction

Client(s) Gray Television, Inc.

In a case with important ramifications for the historic National Incentive Spectrum Auction being held by the Federal Communications Commission, Jones Day client Gray Television Group, Inc. obtained a critical emergency order from the Georgia Supreme Court allowing Gray to participate in the Auction. Jones Day was retained by Gray Television following an adverse trial court decision, and executed a round-the-clock campaign to undo the injunction -- including eight briefs in four weeks in three different courts. The effort culminated with an emergency motion to the Georgia Supreme Court, which granted the stay of injunction allowing Gray to go forward with what the FCC has called a "once-in-a-lifetime" auction.

Gray Television Group, Inc. v. Media General Operations, Inc., Case No. S16M1114 (Ga.)