Anderson & Kreiger is a recognized leader in the permitting and development of wireless telecommunications networks. Our knowledge spans the federal, state and local laws that govern this thriving industry, including siting, zoning, real estate, environmental, procurement and regulatory issues. For more than a decade, we have provided legal services for FCC-licensed telecommunications leaders throughout New England and helped tower companies of all sizes achieve their development objectives.
Clients choose Anderson & Kreiger because we bring unique strengths to this arena. In addition to our expertise in wireless communication matters, we represent dozens of cities, towns, and other governmental entities across the country. This gives us a unique understanding of how best to work with governmental permitting authorities to get things done. Our expertise includes:
Advising on over a thousand sites in hundreds of communities. Our siting work ranges from the simplest co-location to the most complicated state-of-the-art distributed antenna systems designed to serve facilities such as transportation corridors and airport terminals.
Obtaining land use approvals. We have guided clients through a myriad of land use approvals for wireless communication facilities, including special permits, conditional use permits, variances, site plan approvals, wetlands approvals and design review approvals.
Shepherding challenging sites through reviews. Anderson & Kreiger lawyers have guided many controversial sites through local, state and federal historic reviews and obtained numerous "no adverse effect" findings, "conditional no adverse effect" findings and memoranda of understanding to resolve difficult SHPO issues.
Supporting municipal siting requests. We have responded to dozens of state and local requests for proposals for the siting of wireless facilities on property owned by state or local governmental entities.
Solving complex title issues. Our telecommunications team has evaluated real estate title to more than a thousand potential sites and helped to solve complex title problems at hundreds of facilities.
Negotiating leases. Clients have chosen us to review and negotiate leases for hundreds of proposed facilities on private property, government-owned property, and in the event of forced relocations.
Managing environmental issues. Our proven strength in environmental law has enabled us to resolve complex pre-existing environmental issues whenever they have threatened to affect the proposed installation of wireless facilities.
Negotiating SLAs. The Anderson & Kreiger team has worked on dozens of unique SLAs for facilities co-located on pre-existing electric transmission towers.
Litigating in state and federal court. When necessary, we are more than ready to litigate in federal and state court and administrative agencies to achieve timely and successful results for our clients.