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Small enough to provide specific attention, yet big enough to have a wide breadth of expertise. - Chambers USA


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Goldberg Kohn has provided a broad range of services - from commercial disputes to defending nationwide class actions to real estate litigation, tax counsel and more - to some of the biggest telecommunications companies. Through the firm's extensive work, it has acquired a deep understanding of the industry and the issues and objectives of the major players. This vantage point enables Goldberg Kohn to provide knowledgeable and efficient legal services in a complex and fast-changing industry.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a provider of fully integrated wireless communications services in complex commercial disputes with a long-distance land line provider.
  • Represented a telecommunications company in construction disputes arising from the building of cell sites.
  • Represented a wireless communications company in commercial disputes with business customers.
  • Represented a provider in class action cases of different varieties arising under consumer protection laws.
  • Represented a telecommunications company in real estate (property tax), zoning and municipal litigation.
  • Negotiated phone bank outsourcing and telemarketing service agreements on behalf of a major consumer products manufacturer.
  • Examined the constitutionality of state taxes on telecommunications.
  • Negotiated a $50 million contract for the state of Illinois to transition an existing analog radio system into a bandwidth-friendly packet switched network.
  • Analyzed potential litigation challenges for a company that provides internet infrastructure for educational institutions.
  • Represented pre-petition and post-petition secured lenders in connection with the sale of a telecommunications business as a going concern, involving public bonds of $100 million.

Attorneys At Law

55 East Monroe Street
Suite 3300
Chicago, Illinois 60603-5792
Tel: 312.201.4000
Fax: 312.332.2196


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