Laura focuses her practice on the telecommunications and technology industries. She provides strategic, legal and policy advice to manufacturers, communications network operators and other clients on spectrum allocation and licensing matters, with a focus on bringing new technologies to market. Laura has experience with unlicensed and licensed wireless technologies, unmanned aircraft, the satellite industry, and the Internet of Things.
Before joining Mintz Levin, Laura was a partner at a DC-area firm that serves technology, telecommunications, and media clients. She counseled clients on licensing, regulatory matters, and spectrum allocation issues and represented them before the Federal Communications Commission, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, and other federal agencies. She also previously advised clients on wireless, broadband, internet, satellite, and telecommunications issues and worked on legislative matters at another DC-based telecommunications law firm.
Before turning her focus to telecommunications law, Laura practiced as a litigator for several years, primarily handling employment disputes and administrative law actions.
Professional & Community Involvement
Member, Federal Communications Bar Association
Co-chair, Engineering and Technical Committee, Federal Communications Bar Association
Past Co-chair, International Telecommunications Committee, Federal Communications Bar Association
George Washington University (JD)
Lawrence University (BA)
District of Columbia
Articles in the National Law Review database by Laura A. Stefani