Bruce T. Frankiewich, Phillips Lytle Special Counsel

Bruce T. Frankiewich

Special Counsel
(585) 238-2033
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At Phillips Lytle, Mr. Frankiewich focuses his practice on drafting and reviewing contracts, franchise and ROW agreements, pole attachment and conduit purchase agreements, IRU’s and leases with carriers, wireless co-location agreements, vendor agreements and consulting agreements and transactional work.

Mr. Frankiewich has over a decade of wireless and wireline telecommunications experience. Prior to joining Phillips Lytle, in his position at a national wireless carrier, he negotiated and drafted cell site leases, retail store leases, and advised management on legal and business issues. In his capacity as general counsel for a fiber optic facilities-based CLEC, Mr. Frankiewich negotiated and drafted customer agreements for the provision of telecommunications services and dark fiber services, vendor agreements, network infrastructure agreements, debt financing documents, asset based and stock based purchase agreements and was responsible for local, state and federal regulatory compliance and reporting. In addition, Mr. Frankiewich has represented clients before the FCC in connection with the transfer of domestic and international 214 authority, state PUC’s in connection with securing certification as a CLEC and before municipal authorities in connection with securing franchise and ROW agreements.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

  • New York


  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., 1988
  • Canisius College, B.A., 1985

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law
  • Federal Communications Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Corporate Counsel Section