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The Firm’s lawyers work with telecommunications clients as they anticipate and manage competition, consolidation and globalization in the industry. Our clients across the industry—in broadband, cable, mobile and satellite—operate in both mature and emerging markets.

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Our practice combines the Firm’s experience in transactional, regulatory, policy and litigation matters

Our work includes the representation of participants in acquisitions and joint ventures, issuers and banks in capital markets and financing transactions, and telecommunications companies in compliance and litigation matters. Our representations include:

  • Digital Colony and EQT Infrastructure in the $14.3 billion acquisition of Zayo
  • Banks in the financing related to AT&T’s spin-off of WarnerMedia and subsequent combination of WarnerMedia with Discovery, Inc.
  • Apax and Warburg Pincus in the financing related to the acquisition of T-Mobile Netherlands
  • KKR in its acquisition of Telefónica Chile’s wholesale fiber optic network
  • Trial defense of Cisco and on appeal before the Federal Circuit and Supreme Court in patent litigation over Bluetooth technology
  • Banks in CommScope’s $625 million IPO, and debt and equity offerings aggregating more than $8.5 billion
  • Vodafone’s sale of its 45% interest in Verizon Wireless to Verizon Communications Inc. for $130 billion
  • Designated underwriters counsel in over $25 billion of debt offerings by América Móvil

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