Todd Daubert is a partner in Dentons’ Washington, DC, office and chair of the Firm’s Communications and Technology sectors. Todd has nearly two decades of experience advising companies that develop, integrate and deploy new technologies in transactional, regulatory, litigation and appellate matters. Leveraging a background in engineering, Todd crafts innovative solutions that help clients, from startups to global players, achieve their strategic objectives and minimize their risks, resulting in improved business results and profitability.
Todd’s client base includes some of the world’s largest technology companies driving the most dynamic and major growth area in the global economy.
In addition to negotiating and drafting various types of business agreements, including interconnection, roaming, backhaul, vendor, resale, mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) and service agreements, Todd assists his clients, in navigating a regulatory environment that is about as complex and rapidly evolving as they come. He has guided companies through investigations and audits by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) and state regulatory authorities. He has represented clients before the FCC and in state and federal trial and appellate courts in matters alleged unfair billing practices, violations of truth-in-advertising laws, interconnection agreement claims, and numbering and tariff interpretation. He has developed and implemented compliance strategies relating to 911, customer proprietary network information (CPNI), the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA), universal service, truth-in-billing, numbering and number portability. And he has advocated for and against changes in policies, laws and regulations on a range of matters, including universal service, interconnection, numbering and addressability, portability, competition and privacy.