Andy has acquired vast experience working on issues surrounding U-verse TV, AT&T's Internet Protocol video product, through negotiating video competition agreements with municipal and county governments, assisting with video franchise legislative efforts, facilitating the issuance of rights-of-way and zoning permits. He has worked with cities to get Public, Educational and Government (PEG) programming on U-verse TV, which included negotiating interconnection agreements between AT&T and incumbent cable operators so that AT&T could acquire the necessary PEG content.
Before working on IP video issues, Andy was involved in a number of arbitrations and other proceedings on behalf of AT&T Ohio related to the implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. He has represented numerous clients in public contract bidding disputes with state, county and municipal governments, and counsels clients concerning state and federal telemarketing laws, including anti-spam and anti-fax rules. In addition, he negotiates fiber use arrangements for clients.
Andy currently represents a major automotive manufacturer before the Federal Communications Commission regarding compliance with Section 204 of the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010.