Fellers Snider has extensive experience with the telecommunication industry’s litigation, regulatory compliance, arbitration, transactional, and general legal and advisory needs. Our attorneys in this practice group have experience before state and federal courts, regulatory agencies and arbitration panels, and we represent clients in proceedings that involve retail consumer and billing disputes, franchises, rights-of-way, facilities and ground lease arrangements, service-level agreements, wholesale carrier disputes, carrier compensation claims, wholesale billing disputes, and network damage claims. Litigation cases in this area include lawsuits to resolve disputes over intellectual property, retail services and consumer agreements, wholesale contracts, billing practices, and interconnection agreements.
Our regulatory practice includes certification proceedings, rulemaking, cost dockets, interconnection agreement arbitration, obligations under section 251 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, universal service obligations, 911 obligations, tariffs and performance measurements. Our transactional experience includes carrier acquisitions, wholesale agreements, franchise rights, network infrastructure, technology purchases and licenses, wireless tower leases, and wholesale and retail services.