Arthur S. Hubacher
District of Columbia bar, Virginia bar
Arthur S. Hubacher is the managing member and co-founder of Hubacher & Ames, P.L.L.C., a law firm that focuses on telecommunications and technology issues for the real estate industry. Mr. Hubacher assists developers, owners and managers of residential and commercial multi-unit properties, REITs, condominium developers, single family developers, condominium associations, and homeowners associations in a wide range of technology and telecommunications matters. On behalf of his clients, Mr. Hubacher has negotiated and drafted a significant number of local and national service contracts, marketing agreements, and right of entry documents with the nation’s largest cable, telephone, and Internet companies. He also drafts and negotiates rooftop antenna agreements and site licenses with wireless companies that help his real estate clients maximize the financial value of their assets.
Mr. Hubacher also assists his real estate clients in the following areas: telecommunications planning; ancillary service strategy; dispute resolution and litigation counseling pertaining to telecommunications matters; inside wiring disputes; easement and license drafting and analysis; mandatory access issues and other “access to premises” disputes; analysis of telecommunications industry trends, mergers and acquisitions; and the impact of existing and proposed federal and state telecommunications policies, laws and regulations on the multi housing industry.
Mr. Hubacher also represents clients in venues such as the Federal Communications Commission, state regulatory commissions, and the U.S. Copyright Office. Mr. Hubacher helps his real estate clients benefit from constant changes and increasing competition in the telecommunications industry.
Mr. Hubacher is one of the early pioneers in his practice area and continues to be one of only a handful of attorneys in the country that specializes in the intricate and complex legal issues surrounding the relationship between real estate owners and telecommunications companies. He regularly speaks at real estate and telecommunications conferences as a recognized specialist in his practice area. His clients include some of the largest and most influential real estate companies in the nation.
Prior to becoming a name partner in his own private practice that he helped to establish in 2001, Mr. Hubacher practiced law at Arent Fox LLP in Washington, DC. Mr. Hubacher received his JD from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri. In law school, Mr. Hubacher was selected to the Order of the Coif and The University of Kansas Law Review. Before practicing law, Mr. Hubacher worked as a news producer and writer at the ABC TV affiliate in Washington, DC.