TLP Recommended by Legal 500 Rankings

Updated: May 8, 2019

TLP is pleased to have been included in The Legal 500 United States 2018’s list of recommended law firms, and has been recommended in the following two practice areas:

Legal 500 writes “Boutique firm Telecommunications Law Professionals ‘continues to grow in its team’s strength and ability to provide in-depth legal analysis without client assistance’. The firm is also noted for its ‘near-immediate response times and ability to draft work product under tight timelines’. Founding member Carl Northrop has ‘a wealth of knowledge in the telecoms area’ and ‘a keen understanding of the background and history of many of the regulatory initiatives of the FCC’. He worked with PRWireless on regulatory fees, roaming issues and spectrum transactions. Managing partner Michael Lazarus is ‘outstanding’ and has ‘extensive experience’ in regulatory matters. He was engaged by General Communication regarding its subsidiary The Alaska Wireless Network, assisting with spectrum acquisitions and auctions, infrastructure contracts and compliance with FCC rules. Dennis Corbett advised the American Tower Corporation on tower lighting, colocation and environmental regulations. Jessica DeSimone Gyllstrom has expertise in regulatory, compliance and transactional work and is ‘a consistent resource for researching telecoms and other legal issues’. Ash Johnston is also a key figure and has advised on net neutrality, spectrum policy and universal service matters.”

In addition, Legal 500 recognizes that “Carl Northrop heads the practice and is skilled in M&A, equipment contracts as well as debt and equity placements. He recently advised PRWireless on a joint venture arrangement with Sprint. Other key figures include Michael Lazarus, who has expertise in the regulatory and antitrust aspects of transactions, spectrum auctions specialist Ash Johnston, and broadcasting specialist Dennis Corbett.”

TLP congratulates the following attorneys for their recognition by The Legal 500:

Carl Northrop is listed in the elite “Leading Lawyers” list, which is The Legal 500 United States 2018’s guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide. Mr. Northrop is listed under the following practice areas: Media, technology and telecoms – Telecoms and broadcast- regulatory; Media, technology and telecoms – Telecoms and broadcast – transactional.

Five TLP lawyers are recommended in the Legal 500 United States 2018 editorial:

  • Media, technology and telecoms – Telecoms and broadcast – regulatory
    • Ash Johnston, Carl Northrop, Dennis Corbett, Jessica DeSimone Gyllstrom and Michael Lazarus
  • Media, technology and telecoms – Telecoms and broadcast – transactional
    • Ash Johnston, Carl Northrop, Dennis Corbett, and Michael Lazarus

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