Pillsbury has one of the nation’s leading practices focused on the communications industry. Building on more than 75 years of experience in the field, we have been instrumental in many important decisions and transactions that have shaped this dynamic sector.
Our Communications practice is involved in nearly every aspect of U.S. communications policymaking, rulemaking and litigation before the Federal Communications Commission, state public utility commissions and the courts. We have the depth of transactional experience that comes from handling over $150 billion in communications industry acquisitions, joint ventures, financings and other transactions.
The firm represents a broad array of clients in all areas of the communications industry, including mass media/broadcast, cable, telecommunications, satellite, wireless, VoIP, wireline, broadband and the Internet and emerging technologies. Pillsbury’s Communications team has deep knowledge of all aspects of the communications industry and, in our DC office, includes former FCC staffers. This industry knowledge and the contacts the team has developed over the years with past and current FCC staff, state and national trade associations and industry players gives us unique access and the ability to meet our clients’ needs.