Communications Law Career Guide

Updated August 2016

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5 Insights From Sprint General Counsel Charlie Wunsch, Law360, May 8, 2014.
An interview with Sprint's General Counsel includes advice for attorneys who want to work in-house.

Matthew Huisman, D.C. Firm Offers Expertise in Communications Law, National Law Journal, Oct. 10, 2011.
A profile of boutique law firm Wilkinson Barker Knauer, whose client list includes Verizon, T-Mobile, Cox, and Dish Network.

Rebekah Mintzer, Move Fast and Call a Lawyer: Ten Years Since Facebook's Birth, Its Legal Department Still Faces Novel Issues Every Day, Corporate Counsel, Feb. 1, 2014.
A detailed look at Facebook's working environment and the legal issues they tackle.

Jeff Overley, Law Firms Take a Liking to Social Media Practice Groups, Law360, April 23, 2013.
A look at the new legal issues faced by major corporations as a result of social media, and how law firms are responding.

Natalie Rodriguez, Boutiques, Smaller Firms Set Pace For Social Media Law, Law360, Dec. 2, 2015.
Explains how small and midsize firms are still dominating the field of social media law.

Steven T. Taylor, Randy Smith: The Man Major Telecom Players Call Upon to Clear Antitrust Hurdles, Of Counsel, June 2007, at 20.
Interview with an antitrust lawyer who represents telecom clients. Includes a discussion about the training of new lawyers.


Communications Lawyer


American Bar Association Forum on Communications Law
321 North Clark St
Chicago, IL 60610
tel: (312) 988-5658

ABA Section of Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law
321 North Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60610
tel: (800) 285-2221

Media Center at New York Law School
New York Law School
185 West Broadway
New York, NY 10013
tel: (212) 431-2160

Federal Communications Bar Association
1020 19th St. NW, Ste. 325
Washington, DC 20036-6101
tel: 202-293-4000

International Technology Law Association
401 Edgewater Pl., Ste. 600
Wakefield, MA 61880
tel: (781) 876-8877

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