Paul Besozzi practices telecommunications law, principally in the common and private carrier and broadcast areas. His extensive experience includes regulatory, transactional, legislative and litigation matters involving a broad array of telecommunications clients ranging from cellular telephone service providers to providers of prepaid long-distance telephone service. Mr. Besozzi focuses on the representation of clients in the public communications and wireless arenas, including pay phone, operator services, long-distance resale, cellular telephone, personal communications services, specialized mobile radio, paging, point-to-point microwave, interactive video and data services and other emerging wireless technologies.
Mr. Besozzi represents clients before federal and state regulatory agencies on matters related to rulemaking, licensing, adjudication and enforcement matters. He also advises clients on the impact and requirements of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, including new market entrants seeking to interconnect to the existing telecommunications network.
Before joining Patton Boggs, Mr. Besozzi was a partner in his own telecommunications law firm, after serving as general counsel and minority counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Armed Services. Mr. Besozzi served as a member and editor of the Georgetown Law Journal during law school and was elected Phi Beta Kappa while attending Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.more » « less