Joshua M. Bobeck represents technology and communications industry clients in corporate transactions, regulatory proceedings, and litigation. His practice includes representing investors and companies regarding cross-border investments before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and, with respect to foreign ownership of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulated businesses, before the Team Telecom agencies, including negotiating mitigation agreements. Joshua also represents clients in a wide range of litigation matters before federal and state courts and state public service commissions, and in regulatory matters before the FCC.
In his transactional practice, Joshua advises a broad range of companies, investors, and lenders on the regulatory aspects of mergers, acquisitions, and debt financings. In particular, he counsels communications industry clients regarding FCC and state utility commission approvals as well as requirements specific to cross-border transactions such as the CFIUS and Team Telecom review processes.
Joshua represents communications companies in key proceedings before the FCC regarding intercarrier compensation, network neutrality, pole attachments, broadband, and Internet Protocol (IP)–enabled services. He has also represented wireline, wireless, broadband, and VoIP communications companies in appeals of FCC decisions, commercial litigation, and interconnection agreement and pole attachment disputes.
Joshua also advises private equity funds, risk arbitrage investors, and other financial institutions regarding investments in the telecommunications, media, and technology (TMT) sector.
Prior to entering private practice, Joshua advocated on telecommunications competition issues before the FCC, US Congress, courts, state commissions, and state legislatures on behalf of the Competition Policy Institute (CPI). Before joining CPI, he worked in legislative affairs for the US General Services Administration (GSA). At the GSA, Joshua was detailed to the US Attorney’s Office in the District of Columbia, serving as a special assistant US attorney prosecuting criminal cases in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
Boston College Law School, 1992, Juris Doctor
Rutgers University, 1989, Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia
US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit