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Tara M. Corvo

Member / Chair, Technology, Communications & Media Practice

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+1.202.434.7359

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Tara is Chair of the firm's Technology, Communications & Media (TechComm) Section. In her over 25 years in private practice, she has developed extensive experience representing cable, broadband, and content providers, with a particular focus on the intersection of legislation and regulatory policy. Tara draws on extensive experience with legislative, transactional, and regulatory matters to counsel clients, including on transfer of control issues in the purchase and sale of systems, on ownership and approval issues in communications transactions, and in disputes and enforcement proceedings before the Federal Communications Commission and the courts. And she is highly versed in significant communications regulatory issues, including broadband funding programs, accessibility, and broadcaster and program carriage issues.

Experience

Cable & Telecom Transactions

  • Representing Joink LLC, a DIF CIF II portfolio company owned by DIF Capital Partners, in its purchase of Computer Techniques Inc (CTI).
  • Represented TPG Capital in its $1.8 billion acquisition of a 30% interest in DIRECTV.
  • Represented TPG Global in its $2.365 billion acquisition of Wave Broadband.
  • Represented TPG Global in its $2.25 billion acquisition of RCN Telecom Services, LLC and Grande Communications Networks, LLC.

FCC Regulation

  • Defending several clients in Enforcement Bureau proceedings related to compliance with accessibility laws.
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News & Press

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Mintz Member and Chair of the firm's Technology, Communications & Media Practice Tara M. Corvo was selected to participate in Law360’s 2021 Telecommunications Editorial Advisory Board, which is a designated group of attorneys that provide feedback on the publication’s telecommunications news coverage and insights on how best to shape future coverage.
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In the latest guide, Mintz garnered rankings as a top national firm in eight practice areas, and 32 firm attorneys were individually recognized.
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Events & Speaking

Co-chair
May
13
2019

Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2019

Practising Law Institute (PLI)

PLI New York - 1177 Avenue Of The Americas, Second Floor, New York, NY

Co-chair
Apr
10
2018

Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2018

Practising Law Institute (PLI)

Co-chair
Apr
2
2017

Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2017

Practising Law Institute (PLI)

PLI New York Center 1177 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd floor New York, NY

Co-chair
Apr
13
2016

Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2016

Practising Law Institute (PLI)

Webinar

Co-chair
Jan
26
2015

Broadband and Cable Industry Law 2015

Practising Law Institute

New York, NY

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Recognition & Awards

  • Recommended by the Legal 500 United States for Telecom & Broadcast: Regulatory (2016 - 2022)
  • Best Lawyers in America: Communications Law (2019 – 2023)
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Involvement

  • Co-chair, PLI’s annual New York City conference on Cable and Broadband Law (2010 - 2020)
  • Law360 Telecommunications Editorial Advisory Board (2021)
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Tara M. Corvo

Member / Chair, Technology, Communications & Media Practice

Washington, DC