Telecom and Broadcast

A strategic partner for an evolving industry

The telecommunications industry is governed by complex contracts and a multitude of state and federal laws. New technologies and shifting markets call for counsel that offers experience, creativity and business acumen.

Our firm has been representing clients in the telecommunications and broadcast sectors for over 30 years. We offer a broad base of services to meet the legal needs of these constantly evolving industries. Our clients include both public and privately held telecommunications and broadcast entities, including Vermont’s largest incumbent local exchange carrier and largest television broadcaster.

Sheehey attorneys understand and appreciate the challenges of running telecommunications and broadcast businesses. We work with our clients on proactive strategies and pragmatic solutions for navigating regulatory matters and uncovering new opportunities for growth. We also represent our clients before the applicable regulators and all Vermont state and federal courts.

We provide counsel on:

  • Regulatory issues
  • Legislative affairs
  • Rate settings
  • Siting telecommunications and broadcast towers
  • First Amendment protections
  • Unfair and deceptive acts and practices
  • Defamation
  • Access to public records