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Bennett A. Givens is an associate at Best Best & Krieger LLP who focuses on telecommunications, land use and real estate. He regularly assists clients in California and across the country with a wide range of regulatory and transactional matters involving broadband and fiber networks, cable and telecom franchising, leases and licenses, wireless communications and public-private partnerships.
Bennett primarily represents public agencies, cooperatives, nonprofits and small competitive providers on a wide range of issues related to telecommunications infrastructure. 
While earning his law degree at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, Bennett served as chief research editor for the Entertainment Law Review.

Professional & Community Involvement
  • Federal Communication Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors
Thought Leadership


  • "Understanding California Utility Facilities, Easements and Rights of Way," HalfMoon Education Live Webinar, Jan. 8, 2024
  • "The Nuts and Bolts of Broadband - Contracting, Constructing, and Funding," County Counsels’ Association of California Real Estate & Public Works Conference, Oct. 19, 2023
  • "Dialing for Answers: Telecommunications Law Speed Dating," International Municipal Lawyers Association Annual Conference, Sept. 29, 2023
  • "The Wireless Industry Can Help Add Revenue to Your Rooftops and Vacant Land," International Municipal Lawyers Association Annual Conference, Sept. 29, 2023
  • "Drafting and Negotiating 'Non-Tower' Telecom Agreements: Equipment Concerns, Operating Licenses, Termination Provisions," Strafford Webinar, Jun. 8, 2023
  • "Cell and Wireless Tower Law: A Regulatory and Transactional Primer," MyLawCLE Webinar, July 21, 2022
  • "Leasing and Licensing Real Property and Vertical Infrastructure for Wireless Deployment," Webinar, myLawCLE, Jun. 29, 2021
  • "Be Aware of Hot Telecommunications Issues in 2020-2021," BB&K Webinar, Nov. 5, 2020
  • "How Local Governments are Responding to the FCC’s Cable Franchise Fee Order," International Municipal Lawyers Association's Mid-Year Seminar, WONK Breakfast, Apr. 22, 2020

Education & Admissions

Loyola Law School
John Hopkins University
Bar Admissions



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