Our team, comprising a core group of ten attorneys with extensive space and satellite industry experience, works collaboratively with attorneys from all practice areas throughout the firm.  Our practice spans the entire Space and Satellite sector, and  concentrates in:

  • Finance, Corporate and M&A—global leader in advising on the acquisition of space and satellite companies and the financing of satellite projects including capital markets debt and equity offerings, private placements, export credit agency and multilateral development agency financings and tax-motivated, cross-border leveraged leases

  • Commercial Contracts—structure, negotiate and analyze space and satellite procurement and services contracts, including for satellites, satellite constellations, ground stations/hubs, launch services, capacity and other satellite-based services

  • Financial Restructurings—support official creditors’ committees, satellite operators and manufacturers, and communications service providers in US, UK and multi-jurisdictional restructuring and insolvency proceedings 

  • Litigation and Arbitration – complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes involving space and satellite businesses and assets

  • Regulatory Matters—provide guidance on international and domestic regulation of satellites and associated frequencies, including regulation by the US FCC, UK Ofcom and the International Telecommunication Union, export controls, economic sanctions and national security matters

  • Insurance and Risk Management—advise on insurance policies involving pre-launch, launch and in-orbit insurance, including tailored, innovative policies and approaches

  • Intellectual Property—assist with patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights and related Intellectual Property controversies