Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Global 75-member team delivering practical solutions to clients in the TMT industry.

Meet the team

Technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) play a fundamental role in the innovation and growth of any business. For every innovative opportunity created by TMT products or services, however, there is a counterbalancing challenge, risk or threat to business that needs to be addressed. Increasingly, we are seeing the creation of commercial opportunities being accompanied by new regulatory challenges, additional commercial risks and an ever-increasing threat of cyber intrusion.

Our TMT Practice Group, comprised of approximately 75 members worldwide, regularly assists clients in anticipating and navigating these challenges, risks and threats. The breadth of our group extends across many disciplines, including:

  • Antitrust/competition law
  • Intellectual property
  • Insurance and reinsurance
  • Litigation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Privacy and data security
  • Private equity
  • Public policy and government relations
  • Regulatory
  • Venture capital

Our Technology Experience

We represent customers and suppliers on all aspects of technology, outsourcing and Big Data contracts and disputes, in addition to representing both strategic as well as financial purchasers and sellers in transactions on a wide variety of technology-related projects.

Our Media Experience

Our media clients are involved in both new and incumbent media, including:

  • Cloud
  • Internet
  • Fiber
  • Mobile
  • Towers
  • Software
  • Digital media and print
  • Broadcast radio and television
  • Cable TV
  • Billboards

Our media practice spans investments, M&A, commercial contracts, and contentious and non-contentious matter resolution.

Our advertising, digital media and e-commerce team has particular strength in digital, mobile and social media, with experience spanning across a number of our commercial, corporate, and privacy and data protection-related practice areas. Our experience includes:

  • Contests
  • Competitions and sweepstakes
  • Social media promotions
  • User-generated content campaigns
  • Online behavioral advertising
  • Mobile app promotions and commerce
  • Development of appropriate terms of use
  • Sale and service
  • Privacy policies for web sites and mobile apps

Our Telecommunications Experience

Our cross-disciplinary team regularly guides our clients through investments, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other strategic transactions, such as spectrum auctions, joint ventures, public/private partnerships, leveraged buyouts and spin-offs. We also advise customers and suppliers on a wide range of commercial and regulatory communications transactions and disputes, including in connection with managed services, data centers, interconnection and mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) arrangements. We have a number of industry-focused teams, including telecommunications, towers, fiber networks, and wireless and satellite, and our Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group works closely with all related practice teams.

Our Other Industry Experience

Our combined experience allows us to provide TMT support in several other industry sectors, including aviation and aerospace, banking and financial institutions, education, energy, infrastructure and cleantech, government, health care, insurance and reinsurance, manufacturing, and retail industry and consumer products.