Representative Experience

Represented the VON Coalition since its inception in 1997 in all VoIP proceedings at the FCC and state regulatory commissions.


Advised RingCentral (cloud communications) in connection with regulatory matters in its initial public offering.


Provided guidance regarding regulatory approval associated with AccessLine Communications (VoIP/Telecom) mergers with Oak Hill in 2013 and Madison Dearborn in 2016.

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  • Represented Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas in connection with a loan to Abry Partners for the acquisition of Securus Holdings, an inmate calling services provider.
  • Acted for AB Private Credit Investors in connection with a loan to X5 OPCO, LLC to fund the acquisition of Novatel Ltd. and Cornerstone Telephone Company LLC.
  • Represented Educational Networks of America in connection with its acquisition by Zelnick Media Capital.
  • Advised BNP Paribas in connection with a loan to Castle Harlan for the acquisition of Securus Holdings.
  • Counseled Barclays Private Credit in connection with a credit facility for Extenet Holdings for the acquisition of Distributed Antenna System networks.
  • Acted for Suntrust Robinson Humphrey in connection with a credit facility for Extenet Holdings.
  • Advised North Bridge Growth Equity in connection with its investment in VoIP provider Jive Communications.
  • Represented VoIP/broadband provider Education Networks of America in connection with its merger with mSouth.
  • Acted for broadband provider Long Island Fiber in connection with its merger with Sidera Networks.

Practice Area Highlights

Pillsbury represents a diverse cross-section of wireless, wireline and VoIP service providers, and investors in communications service providers. We handle a vast array of transactional, regulatory and litigation matters for all sectors of the telecom industry.