Paul C. Besozzi

Paul C. Besozzi

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Communications Attorney in Washington, DC

Squire Patton Boggs LLP
 | 2550 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037
Phone: 202-457-5292
Fax: 202-457-6315
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2014, 2017 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas:
  • Communications (80%),
  • Utilities (10%),
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (10%)
Attorney Profile

Since 1984 I have represented and advised clients on all manner of federal and state regulation of telecommunications entities, particularly in the wireless and emerging technology areas. In addition, I have also provided counsel on transactional and public policy matters involving and affecting such entities, including due diligence, opinions and required Federal and State regulatory approvals. Additional specific regulatory matters and areas include compliance with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and Junk Fax Act and related regulations administrered by the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") and data privacy and security issues. I also advise service providers, applicants and consultants regarding the requirements under the Schools and Libraries Support Mechanism (E-Rate Program) administered by the FCC and the Universal Service Administrative Company ("USAC"), including general counseling and representations in appeals before USAC and the FCC. Finally, I advise clients on wireless siting issues.

About Paul Besozzi

Admitted: 1973, Washington D.C.

Professional Webpage: http://www.squirepattonboggs.com/professionals/b/besozzi-pau...

Honors/Awards:

  • Recognized as Acritas Star Lawyer based on survey of clients., Acritas Star, Acritas, 2017
  • Member, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Alpha Theta
  • Awarded for outstanding alumni service to the Georgetown University Community, John Carroll Award, Georgetown University Alumni Association, 2005
  • AV rated by peers for many years., AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
  • I have been AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell for over 30 years., AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
  • In recognition of contribution to alumni services., William Gaston Award, Georgetown University Alumni Association, 1996

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Federal Communications Bar Association, 1985

Transactions:

  • In 2013, 2017 and 2018 advised telecommunications client in transactions totalling over $2 billion in value involving Federal and multi-state regulatory approvals from FCC and state regulatory agencies., 2013

Educational Background:

  • Graduate of George Washington University School of Business with Masters in Business Administration, 1977
  • Graduate of Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Cum Laude, 1969

Industry Groups

  • Administrative Law
  • Licensing
  • Telecommunications
Office Location for Paul C. Besozzi

2550 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037

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Last Updated: 11/27/2018

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