Flora Donovan

Associate New York City

Personable attorney focusing on a broad range of transactional, real estate and regulatory matters with a specialization in telecommunications.

Flora advises clients, including telecommunications companies, investment funds and organizations developing real estate on a variety of transactional and regulatory matters. Flora also advises clients on navigating New York State rules and regulations and has experience working with municipal agencies. Flora advises corporate clients on real estate transactions and negotiating agreements.

Having a particular concentration on telecommunications law, Flora has worked with clients on digital infrastructure acquisitions projects and has advised telecommunications companies on zoning and regulatory matters.


Honors & Awards

  • Named to Lawyers of Color Hot List, 2022

Education & Admissions

  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2022
  • Wesleyan University, B.A., 2016
Admitted to Practice
  • New York
  • French
  • German


Representative Matters
  • Represented an investment fund in the acquisition of multiple telecommunication towers portfolios from $1 million to $40 million.
  • Represented a bank in a real estate transaction pursuant to a settlement agreement.
  • Represented a telecommunications company in maintaining and obtaining franchises with New York City.

Speaking Engagements

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  • Moderator, “The Rise of Hate Crimes Against the AAPI Community: Working Together for Meaningful Change,” Phillips Lytle webinar, June 2023

Activities & Professional Associations

Past Activities

  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Department of Enforcement, Extern, 2022

Professional Associations

  • Asian American Bar Association of New York
  • Federal Communications Bar Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)
  • New York State Wireless Association (NYSWA)
    • Education Committee, Vice Chair
  • Women’s Wireless Leadership Forum (WWLF)


  • Co-Author, “Changing Technologies and Outdated Federal Case Law — How Municipalities and Courts Continue to Impede Essential Wireless Services: Flower Hill Case Summary,” New York State Wireless Association, May 2023