The Communications Law group at Woods Rogers practices in the areas of defamation and newsgathering, torts, reporter privilege, Freedom of Information requests, and First Amendment access. We represent media, governmental entities, and private companies in these matters. We also provide counsel on newsrack and advertising regulations, Internet disputes, and related communication matters.

The group also represents companies in the wireless telecommunications industry who need assistance in the following areas:

  • Site acquisitions
  • Governmental permitting and litigation over the build out of cell sites and networks including litigation arising under Section 704 of the Telecommunications Act of 1996
  • Negotiation and litigation regarding imposition of utility taxes on providers of wireless telecommunications services
  • Negotiation and litigation with competitors, landlords and tenants over lease disputes and business torts
  • Representing the providers in actions arising under consumer complaints