Dave Thomas

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Dave Thomas is a partner in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm’s Washington D.C. office. Mr. Thomas has a national practice in the telecommunications and broadband communications industries, and in cyber and data security. His practice focuses on the deployment and operations of competitive wire-based and wireless networks and services, with a particular emphasis on the mesh of federal, state and local regulations surrounding broadband networks in matters involving network operations and security, local franchising, rights-of-way and infrastructure.

During his more than 25 years as counsel to the nation’s top cable and broadband companies, cable and telecommunications trade associations, and other business organizations, and having handled cases in approximately 40 states, Mr. Thomas is a nationally recognized authority on utility and telecommunications infrastructure, pole attachments, rights-of-way, federal, state and local broadband and telecommunications regulatory and communications plant deployment issues and public utility law.

Mr. Thomas has handled a wide range of regulatory, litigation, and transactional matters involving telecommunications providers, broadcasters, satellite communications, federal, state and local licensing and permitting, data security and privacy and spectrum use. He has litigated before the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), numerous state public service commissions and federal and state courts. In addition to those bodies, he regularly appears before state legislatures and county and municipal governments.

A frequent speaker at communications and utility industry conferences, Mr. Thomas has published works on a variety of domestic and international industry issues, including cyber and data security, new technology, infrastructure and use, network deployment and spectrum use and allocation. Mr. Thomas is also the partner in charge of lateral recruiting for Sheppard Mullin’s Washington, D.C. office.

Education:

  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, 1990
  • M.S., Boston University, 1987
  • A.B., Cornell University, 1984

Admissions : District of Columbia

Memberships:

  • Federal Communications Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Advisory Board of Webster’s New World Telecom Dictionary (Wiley Publishing, 2008)

Cost

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