Mintz attorneys Tara Corvo and Laura Stefani and will play key roles at Practicing Law Institute’s Broadband and Cable Industry Law Conference, to be held in New York, NY on May 13-14, 2019.
Ms. Corvo, Chair of Mintz’s Communications Section, has served as a Chairperson of the two-day industry conference since 2010. In her over 20 years in private practice, she has developed extensive expertise in cable and broadband regulatory issues, including a focus on broadband deployment, cable franchising and other rights-of-way issues, and OVD competition issues, as well as vast experience in complex communications-related transactions and litigation. She also has a special focus on the interplay between the regulatory and legislative arenas. In addition to her legal practice, Tara is a member of the firm’s Diversity Committee and serves the firm as Co-chair for Professional Development.
Ms. Stefani will be part of a panel discussion on May 13, titled “AI, Drones and Internet of Things: The Machines Are Rising!” which will explore emerging issues in the communications marketplace and the relevant the legal and policy issues, including licensed and unlicensed spectrum issues; and developing regulations regarding safety, privacy, and security – just to name a few. Ms. Stefani, who focuses her practice on emerging wireless technologies, spectrum allocation and use, radio frequency equipment issues and drones, has represented clients before the Federal Communications Commission, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, and the Federal Aviation Administration on issues related to spectrum allocation, regulation and legislation.
PLI’s Broadband and Cable Industry Law Conference brings together the country’s leading outside and in-house counsel representing cable operators, cable programmers, municipalities, and online service providers and the regulators themselves to gain an understanding of what has transpired in broadband and cable law over the past year and of where we might be heading.
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