The firm provides a wide range of general business counseling and litigation services, including contract negotiation and drafting services, to individuals and companies that provide or purchase public utility (both energy and telecommunications) services. The firm represents clients before the California Public Utilities Commission and in federal and state courts. The firm regularly deals with telecom, energy, contracts, Internet, privacy, First Amendment, and consumer protection issues. The firm also provides alternative dispute resolution (mediation and arbitration) services. The firm's mediation services are described at www.PracticalMediation.com.