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PREMIER COMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY LAW FIRM

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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Spectrum, Wireless and Infrastructure Development

Information Technology Advisory Services

Mobile Services

Communications Regulatory Advice and Advocacy

Telecom Tax and Fee Recovery

PIONEERS IN THE FIELD OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY LAW


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.

IT PAYS TO HAVE EXPERIENCE IN YOUR CORNER

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.

THE BUYER'S POINT OF VIEW IS OUR ONLY POINT OF VIEW

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.

WE GET THAT NO ONE LIKES TO GET SOAKED

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.

YOU NEED A GUIDE WHO KNOWS THE WAY

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.

OUR VALUE DOESN'T END AT THE CONTRACT'S EDGE

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.

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  • November 28, 2022

    Mobile Privacy Invasions Continue

    Personal information generates considerable revenue for companies who collect it.  Google has users’ location information that it offers to advertisers for targeted ad placements, and it delivers massive profits to Google.  The practice, however, has landed Google in some hot water. Listen to this 8-minute podcast as Kevin DiLallo, an […]

  • November 14, 2022

    What You Need to Know About CBRS

    The Citizens Broadband Radio Service, also known as CBRS, has drawn little media attention compared to 5G cellular, but it is starting to get some traction with carriers, ISPs, and enterprise customers.  There are a number of legal and technical issues that a user needs to consider before committing to […]

  • October 19, 2022

    Our Annual New York City Conference Returns

    On November 3, 2022, the annual LB3 and TC2 NYC Conference returns to New York City after a three-year pandemic hiatus!  Join Andrew and Joe as they walk through the agenda of topics planned for discussion, including: how to successfully source and deploy Unified Communications, how to structure and execute […]

  • September 29, 2022

    November 3, 2022 – New York City Conference

    Join us for this one-day LB3/TC2 conference on strategies for maximizing value in your Network and IT Infrastructure deals in a volatile, post-pandemic economy. The demand for cost savings and aggressive network/IT budget reductions as businesses return to more normal operations post-pandemic can be relentless.  This invitation-only event for large […]

  • September 19, 2022

    T-Mobile Makes a Cogent Wireline Deal

    As we covered in previous podcasts, T-Mobile has conveyed to customers that wireline services are not part of their long-term strategic service portfolio.  However, last week’s announcement that T-Mobile is selling its wireline data services to Cogent caught many by surprise. Listen to this 6-minute podcast as Jack Deal, one […]

  • September 12, 2022

    Service Provider Network Changes Could Impact Enterprise Service

    Service providers often make changes to their core network infrastructure to introduce new technology or to retire legacy equipment and these changes, while well-intentioned, can and often do adversely affect enterprise service and resilient network designs. Listen to this 13-minute podcast as Laura McDonald, a Senior Partner at LB3, and […]

  • August 5, 2022

    Big Telco Financial Results Reveal Some Surprises

    Recent Q2 2022 financial results from some of the big telcos tell a much different story from a few years ago, and certainly from 8-10 years ago.  AT&T and Verizon both had a weak 2nd quarter and the headline for both is that they had declines in the wireline enterprise […]

  • July 25, 2022

    High-Profile Investigations by SEC, CFTC & Congress Target Mismanagement of Text Messages

    What do the U.S. Secret Service and the nation’s largest financial institutions have in common?  Tune in to hear about two high-profile investigations involving these institutions that highlight the enormous risks created by lax management of employees’ text messages, apps, and personal mobile devices in the workplace.  In this 8-minute […]

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.