Carrie Ward has twenty years’ experience in business law with a particular focus on entertainment, communications and media law. Her clients range from media group owners, small broadcasters and podcasters, actors, filmmakers, musicians and start-up entrepreneurs.
She works with her clients on the day-to-day operations of their business from protecting intellectual property, reviewing and drafting all types of contracts including vendor and employment agreements, and reviewing advertising content for regulatory compliance.
Carrie is also a leader in promotions and advertising law. She counsels clients on promotions from the conceptual stage to prize fulfillment. Her promotions clients include broadcasters, online and mobile marketers, and insured promotions companies. She has advised clients on thousands of promotions during her career on local and national levels.
Carrie often serves as outside general counsel to corporate clients. In addition to her private practice experience, she worked in the legal departments of ABC, Inc. and Entercom Communications Corp. These experiences provide her a unique ability to analyze a client’s legal matter to create the most practical and economical solutions.
She has successfully prosecuted thousands of FCC applications during the course of her career that include license renewal applications, transfer and assignment applications, ownership reports and routine engineering applications. She has a 100% success record in defending enforcement complaints. She is also a leader in policy change and authored the Petition for Rulemaking that changed the FCC’s outdated contest rule.
Carrie resides in New Jersey with her husband and two young sons. Carrie is a proud soccer and baseball mom and is a certified yoga instructor.
J.D., Rutgers School of Law
B.A., American University
Ms. Ward is admitted to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the Third Circuit.
Federal Communications Bar Association
Burlington County Bar Association
New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners