Telecommunications regulation changes rapidly and we work to ensure that our clients’ interests are protected in this dynamic environment. We represent our clients before state public utility commissions in all aspects of regulation, including interconnection arbitrations, eligible telecommunications carrier applications, and complaints to enforce interconnection agreements. We negotiate franchises with local governments and provide telecommunications-specific business advice, such as developing and negotiating mission-critical business contracts and negotiating and resolving carrier-to-carrier disputes. We represent a variety of telecommunications companies, including: 

  • Competitive and incumbent local exchange carriers
  • Interexchange carriers
  • Wireless and VoIP providers

Lisa Rackner, our lead telecommunications attorney, has been recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America in Communications.


McDowell Rackner Gibson’s attorneys understand the interlocking frameworks of state and federal laws and regulations that govern the telecommunications industry.