Robert Stup focuses his practice on regulatory and transaction matters in communications and technology.
In the area of communications, Robert has an in-depth understanding of state and federal regulations with impact on international, domestic and wireless telecommunications providers.
He has extensive experience helping businesses negotiate and close mergers and acquisitions in the telecommunications industry and regularly counsels clients on business strategies and regulatory compliance, developments and policy.
Robert has also represented clients in multiple Federal Communications Commission (FCC) auctions including the preparation of auction applications, development of bid strategies, bidding on behalf of clients and advising clients on post-auction regulatory compliance.
He has broad experience negotiating, drafting and reviewing technology and telecommunications related contracts including large customer agreements, outsourcing agreements and operating agreements. He also counsels clients on the legal and financial issues associated with procurement of IT hardware and software as well as the outsourcing of IT services. Robert has represented a number of Fortune 500 companies in the utility, financial services, and food and beverage industries in connection with the procurement of information technology products and services.
Robert is a leading member of the firm’s 800 MHz Transition Administration (TA) team, where he has been the project manager for the legal team with primary responsibility for coordinating the work with the two other primary subcontractors to the TA, resource management, budgeting and forecasting of the legal team, and project tracking and reporting to the FCC. He has also played an active role in the leadership of the TA including the development of TA policies and procedures.