TitleCompany:Senior Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, USA
Bio:Andrew Lipman is a partner and leader of Morgan Lewis’s Telecommunications, Media & Technology practice group. He practices in most aspects of communications law and related fields, including regulatory, transactional, litigation and legislative. Andy’s clients in the private and public sectors include those in the areas of telephone common carriage; Internet services and technologies; wireless services; submarine cable, satellite services; broadcasting; telecommunications equipment manufacturing; and other high-technology applications.
Andy’s practice has long been engaged in the subsea cable segment of the communications and technology sector in the geographies worldwide advising on a variety of issues and transactions. He has led attorneys in the TMT practice group in advising submarine cable developers, operators and regulators since the 1970s. Since then, he has advised clients in connection with nearly every major cable system. Work for these clients has spanned the globe -- from the Americas to Europe, Asia, Oceania, and Africa -- and has included every aspect of subsea cable system development and operation including: (i) project structuring; (ii) transactional matters; (iii) corporate and finance advice; and (iv) regulatory advice, such as obtaining landing licenses, national security reviews, environmental permitting, telecommunications service licensing, and post-construction compliance.
A frequent author and speaker on telecommunications related topics, Andy has published more than 170 articles and is the author of five books, including two Dow Jones books on telecommunications. He has appeared as a commentator on National Public Radio, C-SPAN, Bloomberg News Network and ABC News.