Our Practices

Our Practices

LB3's lawyers pioneered the negotiation of custom network service agreements and other complex telecommunications network transactions that typically involve a combination of services such as domestic and international voice, dedicated access, private line, teleconferencing, DWDM, Ethernet, MPLS, remote access, and IP-based transport. Today we develop telecom procurement strategies; define vendor selection criteria, evaluate proposals; and negotiate agreements that allow our clients to seize the opportunities presented by the changing technology and supplier landscape.

Our experience includes:

  • Representing many of the nation's largest enterprise customers in the negotiation of agreements for a wide range of services, including voice and data services with interexchange carriers such as AT&T, Sprint and Verizon and wireless voice and data services with all of the major carriers.
  • Assisting enterprise customers in dealing with the new megacarriers: AT&T (AT&T IXC, SBC and Bell South), Verizon and Sprint by developing new contracting strategies and contract documents.
  • Representing the City of New York in the negotiation of path breaking local service agreements with Verizon and AT&T.
  • Assisting organizations in the insurance, health care, hospitality, and retail sectors in the negotiation of consortium purchases under which participants pool their buying power in local, long distance, and Internet services.
  • Negotiating and arbitrating interconnection arrangements with interexchange and incumbent local exchange carriers on behalf of competitive providers of local telecommunications.

Telecom Transactions

Telecom Transactions

We are zealous advocates for purchasers of telecommunications and network-related services. A focus of our practice is negotiating telecom service agreements for enterprise customers, including over half of the Fortune 100. In partnership with our consulting affiliate, TechCaliber Consulting (TC2), we provide clients with the legal and financial expertise they need to construct cutting-edge telecom service contracts, starting with RFP preparation and continuing through contract execution, implementation, and compliance.