Andrew Lipman

Mr. Andrew Lipman

Partner & Chair, Telecom, Media & Technology, BINGHAM MCCUTCHEN LLP

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Council Member Biography

Andrew Lipman is Partner and Chair of the Telecommunications, Media and Technology Practice Group at Bingham McCutchen LLP in Washington, DC. He specializes in communications law and related fields, including regulatory, transactional, litigation, legislative and land use. Mr. Lipman represents clients in both the private and public sectors, including in the areas of local, long distance and international telephone common carriage; Internet services and technologies; conventional and emerging wireless services; satellite services; broadcasting; competitive video services; telecommunications equipment manufacturing; and other high-technology applications. He has been involved in new legal and regulatory policy at the Federal Communications Commission, at state PSCs, in Congress and before courts to open the US local telephone market to competition. Mr. Lipman also helped shape crucial provisions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and has used similar approaches to promote the opening of foreign markets. He also obtained one of the first competitive local service and interconnection agreements in continental Europe and the first competitive fiber network application in Japan. His practice includes the strategic analysis of company telecom user agreements, including renegotiating existing agreements and negotiating new, more favorable telecom user agreements. Andy is also a non-executive Director at NuSkin and The Management Network Group (TMNG, Inc.). He is currently also on the board of Rimhub. (This is me - Update Profile)

Employment History

1977 - Unspecified
Partner & Chair, Telecom, Media & Technology, BINGHAM MCCUTCHEN LLP