Jarrett S. Taubman

Jarrett S. Taubman is counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins, where he represents providers of telecommunications, media, Internet and other communications services (and their investors) before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), state public utilities commissions and various courts. Mr. Taubman assists clients in implementing strategies to facilitate the development of favorable regulatory policy, structuring transactions and securing required regulatory consents, and ensuring ongoing compliance with complex regulatory requirements. Much of his practice involves the navigation of the complex legal and policy issues raised by the advent of broadband services. Mr. Taubman also represents both communications and non-communications clients before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), a multi-agency group with the statutory authority to review and block proposed US investments by non-US sources, and the Defense Security Service.  

Mr. Taubman's publications include:

  • "What is Left of Listener Standing? The D.C. Circuit's Continuing Flirtation with a Dying Doctrine," 14 CommLaw Conspectus 403 (2006), co-author Barry Gottfried
  • "Towards a Theory of Democratic Compliance with International Law," 37 N.Y.U. J. Int'l L. & Pol. 161 (2004)
  • "Trends in Space Launch: Commercial Satellite Launch, Assured Access to Space, and the National Reconnaissance Mission," United States National Reconnaissance Office Publication Series (2004)