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LB3 is the premier boutique law firm dedicated to counseling companies on telecommunications and information technology matters.  We serve as a trusted advisor to our clients, structuring and negotiating transactions for network services, outsourcing, managed services, software and hardware acquisitions, cloud computing, and other complex technology service arrangements.  As regulatory counselors, LB3 helps enterprise customers resolve high stakes disputes with their carriers and public and private enterprise users to navigate successfully the challenges and nuances of the FCC regulatory environment.

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LB3 was one of the first law firms to enter the highly complex area of information and communications technology law. As technology advances and diversifies, our firm remains at the forefront of its field-evolving negotiation strategies and contract structures that help our clients find the right solutions to their most difficult challenges.  We were involved in the earliest custom enterprise telecommunications contracts and multi-tower IT outsourcings and have represented many of the most demanding enterprise customers in support of their IT and network infrastructure outsourcing, managed services, and other complex technology transactions. LB3 was also among the first firms to represent the large user community in negotiations for commercially offered wireless technologies and IoT solutions.


LB3’s lawyers are uniquely qualified to handle our clients’ most complex transactions and regulatory challenges.  With experience spanning the wide spectrum of information and communication technologies, managed services, outsourcing and cloud computing, we are well equipped to assist our clients in successfully negotiating and closing sophisticated transactions, including new technologies and service arrangements of first impression.

Additionally, our work before the FCC has given us a strong understanding of the changing regulatory environment-including telecommunications taxes and fees-and the best ways to protect and advance the interests of enterprise customers and technology companies before the agency.


LB3 is dedicated to advising purchasers of information and communications technology services.  Because we work exclusively on the buyer’s side of IT and telecommunications transactions, we represent our clients free from any divided loyalties or conflicts of interests. Our pure end-user representation ensures that we always approach the market in general, and our clients’ negotiations in particular, from the perspective of the end user, not the provider.


At LB3, we staff our projects efficiently with experienced lawyers who provide our clients cost-effective solutions to their complex problems.  We also take a flexible approach to legal fees, offering both traditional and innovative fee structures designed to meet the individual needs and demands of our clients.


With decades of experience representing some of the most sophisticated purchasers of corporate telecommunications and IT service, we not only know the law, we understand our clients’ business and technology needs.  As a result, we are able to help advance our clients’ business objectives, protect their legal interests and preserve the value of their negotiated deals.


TC2 is a global IT and networking consultancy dedicated to helping our clients develop and execute technology transformation and sourcing strategies.  For our large enterprise clients, we maximize savings, performance and future capability in telecommunications services and network infrastructure through a full range of strategic sourcing, benchmarking, optimization, audit, and technology consulting.


  • January 17, 2022

    5G Deployment and Radio Altimeters: A Clash of Industries and Regulators – Important Update

    On November 29, 2021, we recorded a podcast about a dispute between the FCC and the FAA, the respective regulators for the communications industry, and the aviation industry. The dispute revolves around the wireless carriers’ use of C-Band spectrum to deliver 5G and the aviation industry’s use of nearby spectrum […]

  • January 3, 2022

    Negotiating Mid-Market Deals Requires a Different Perspective

    When negotiating mid-market deals enterprises require a different perspective than they employ in their big business deals.  Even though requirements may be just as complex as in those larger deals, the dynamics of the procurement are decidedly different.  In this 6 minute podcast TC2 Directors Tony Mangino and Joe Schmidt […]

  • November 29, 2021

    5G Deployment and Radio Altimeters—A Clash of Industries and Regulators

    There is a fascinating dispute unfolding between the wireless communications industry and the aviation industry, or rather, a dispute between their respective regulators, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  The dispute revolves around the wireless carriers’ use of C-Band spectrum to deliver 5G and the […]

  • November 23, 2021

    Don’t Just Hand your Incumbent Carrier your SD-WAN Business

    When you buy technology, the easy choice is to buy it from your incumbent supplier, and frankly, if you have a good relationship with that supplier and a contract with competitive pricing, that’s probably the right choice.  When you’re looking at a new technology like SD-WAN, however, handing the business […]

  • November 22, 2021

    LB3 Persuades FCC to Ensure Text Access to Suicide Prevention Lifeline in Pro Bono Effort for Disabilities Rights Organizations

    LB3, led by partner Kevin DiLallo, represented the National Association of the Deaf and a coalition of over 30 disabilities rights organizations filing as Communications Equality Advocates (CEA) in successfully persuading the FCC to require messaging service providers to allow their subscribers to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline via text to 988.

  • November 22, 2021

    Enterprises Beware: The Costs of ILEC Local Services are Rising

    If you’re a buyer of ICT and network services, you’re probably quite familiar with SIP trunking, MPLS, UC, cloud, and many other go-to solutions used in the enterprise.  You may, however, be less familiar with legacy services such as POTS, FX, ISDN, and TDM.  These are the technologies that have […]

  • November 13, 2021

    Digital Transformation & Software-Defined Wide-Area Networking

    How do you get the most out of the transformational opportunity presented by Software-Defined Wide-Area Networking (“SD-WAN”)?  Separate or modularized RFPs may be the best way to engage and exert maximum leverage across the range of provider alternatives who might fit your needs. TC2 Director Anthony Mangino recently penned an […]

  • November 11, 2021

    Changing Needs are Bolstering Demand for UCaaS Solutions

    Companies are increasingly re-evaluating their needs for Unified Communications-as-a-Service (“UCaaS”) solutions, and many are taking steps to address their quickly changing UCaaS requirements.  This is particularly important in the age of COVID when the necessity to support work from home and the hybrid office are at the forefront. In this […]

For many years, LB3 has been acknowledged as a leader in its field.

U.S. News & World Report has ranked us Tier 1 nationally and locally in communications law. Five of our lawyers have Martindale ratings of AV, which denotes “very high” to “preeminent” legal ability and “very high” adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence, and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities. The firm’s lawyers are very highly ranked by both Chambers Global and Chambers USA, and included annually as Global Leaders in their field by Who’s Who Legal.