DLA Piper is pleased to announce that it has been named Communications Law Firm of the Year by U.S. News and Best Lawyers as part of the 2020 rankings. According to the publication, the designation resulted from DLA Piper's "outstanding overall performance" in Communications law based on client reviews, peer-attorney feedback and law firm leader surveys.
DLA Piper's Telecom practice is built on in-depth knowledge of the commercial, transactional, technical, legal and regulatory issues associated with providing telecommunications services and products, including emerging IoT devices and capabilities. Over the past year, the group, led by Nancy Victory and Michael Senkowski, has secured FCC approval for T-Mobile's merger with Sprint; negotiated the first 5G national security agreement in the United States; assisted the US wireless industry in securing spectrum for future growth; worked on ground-breaking advances in drone technology; and supported deployment of satellite systems. During the same timeframe, the practice has been engaged in communications projects in 50 countries around the world.
DLA Piper Telecom practice attorneys focus on the full spectrum of developed and emerging markets and the complete range of technologies, including wireless, telephony, broadband, Internet, satellite and submarine cables. DLA Piper also has engineers integrated into its Telecom practice, enabling a detailed understanding of complex and/or novel technologies and their impact on business and regulatory issues.