Required Courses

  • Administrative Law
  • Technology & Communications Law Practicum

One of the following:

  • Cyberlaw
  • Information Privacy

Elective courses

(Three required; Must be different from the courses used to fulfill the Required Courses — e.g., Cyberlaw law cannot count as both a Required Course and an Elective; note that not every course listed as an elective will be a course focused on communications and data privacy law topics, but may, rather, be a course focused on topics complementary to communications and data privacy law.

  • Agency Partnership
  • Antitrust
  • Art Law
  • Compliance & Corporate Responsibility
  • Copyright Law
  • Cyberlaw
  • Digital Assets/Crytocurrency
  • e-Discovery
  • Entertainment Law
  • Federal Regulation of Food and Drugs
  • Government Contracts
  • Information Privacy
  • In-House Counsel
  • Intellectual Property Transactions
  • International Communications Law
  • International Intellectual Property Law
  • Introduction to Intellectual Property Law
  • Legal Aspects of Social Media
  • Legal Drafting Seminar – Contract Drafting
  • Legal Drafting Seminar – Legislative Drafting
  • Legal Drafting Seminar - Litigation Drafting
  • Lobbying and the Law
  • Music Law
  • National Security Law and Policy Seminar
  • Patent Law
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Remedies
  • Space Law
  • Sports and the Law
  • Trademarks and Unfair Competition

Transition to Practice

(One required; choose one from the following courses unless fulfilling this requirement with a clinic)

  • Legislation: The Making of a Federal Statute
  • Negotiations: Theory and Practice
  • Public Policy Practicum
  • Technology & Communications Law Practicum
  • Trial Practice

Externship Opportunities 

LTI students following the communications law track are required to complete one for-credit (unpaid)
externship focused on communications/data privacy law with an organization outside the Law School
and are strongly encouraged to complete at least one additional paid or unpaid communications/data
privacy law-focused externship during their course of study. With permission of the directors, current
full-time communications/data privacy work experience may be used to fulfill the externship
requirement. The following is a partial list of organizations where students have served in externships:
Federal Government
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of State 
  • Committee on Energy and Commerce
  • Executive Office of the President of the United States
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • NTIA Department of Justice 
  • Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Subcommittee on Communications Technology
  • U.S. House of Representatives

Associations and Public Interest Organizations

  • CTIA - The Wireless Association
  • Electronic Frontier Foundation
  • Electronic Privacy Information Center
  • Future of Privacy Forum
  • National Association of Broadcasters
  • National Public Radio
  • National Security Counselors
  • Network Advertising Initiative
  • Newspaper Association of America
  • Personal Communications Industry Association
  • Public Knowledge Radio Television News Directors Association
  • Recording Industry Association of America
  • Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Telecommunications Industry Association


  • AT&T
  • Comcast
  • Fox Television Stations, Inc
  • Mobile Satellite Ventures
  • National Geographic Channel
  • NBC-Universal
  • Nokia T-Mobile
  • Verizon

Law Firms

  • Arnold and Porter
  • Fletcher Heald & Hildreth
  • Lampert, O'Connor, Johnston P.C.
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Venable LLP
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer
  • Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP