Attorneys at Law for Every Local, State, and Federal Legal Solution

Individuals, businesses, non-profits and government agencies that work with Hardy, Carey, Chautin & Balkin LLP have the advantage of working with a friendly and attentive law firm that has resources and experience that rival the largest firms in the country. Providing comprehensive legal counsel, our attorneys specialize in the following areas:

Broadcasting LawInterested in purchasing or selling a radio station or television station, or entering into a new broadcasting-related contract or licensing agreement? Consult with our attorneys first, who have experience with:

  • Broadcast license renewals, modifications and maintenance
  • Filing required reports and applications with the FCC
  • Complying with local and federal regulations
  • General operational issues that intersect state laws

Telecommunications Law – Our attorneys provide telecommunications legal representation for facility-based providers, resellers, as well as wireless carriers. In the past, we have aided clients in numerous ways, including, but not limited to:

  • Obtaining regulatory authority to operate and regulatory compliance
  • Defending class action lawsuits
  • Negotiating and administering equipment and service contracts
  • Assisting with rights-of-way management, franchising and in permitting processes
  • Participating in zoning approval processes and the placement of cellular antennas

Intellectual Property Law – Intellectual property laws are rapidly evolving. To protect your hard work, and your assets, it is essential that you have access to experienced intellectual property lawyers. Within our firm, you will find attorneys who have:

  • Represented clients in registration and cancellation proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Litigated trademark and copyright cases in state and federal court
  • Assisted with copyright registration and maintenance before the U.S. Copyright Office
  • Advised companies on the use of IP as collateral in financing transactions
  • Protected intellectual property with licensing and franchise agreements

Local Government Law –Whether looking for representation on behalf of a local government entity or operating a business that is regulated by or doing business with a local government, our attorneys have the knowledge and experience you need. Our practice:

  • Assists local governments with zoning ordinances and land use regulation; rights-of-way management, telecommunications and cable franchising and cellular tower siting
  • Provides counsel to economic development districts on issues related to public records, ethics, open meetings laws, and bond financing
  • Helps businesses and individuals navigate zoning and business regulations and secure site plan, construction and building permits

Please browse our practice area pages to learn more about our specialties, or contact our offices to receive more information regarding any of our services.