Paul Besozzi concentrates in the wireless, broadband and emerging technology areas. His extensive experience of more than 30 years in the telecommunications field includes regulatory, transactional, legislative and litigation matters for clients ranging from wireless service and infrastructure providers to resellers of long-distance service, including cellular, personal communications services, specialized mobile radio, point-to-point microwave, advanced wireless services and other emerging wireless technologies.
Paul represents clients before the federal and state regulatory and policy-making agencies and organizations, including the Federal Communications Commission, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Rural Utilities Service, Congress and state public service commissions, in matters relating to rulemaking, ratemaking, licensing, adjudication, enforcement, compliance and relevant grant opportunities. Paul advises clients concerning the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Junk Fax Act and other consumer-related statutes. He also advises participants in the Universal Service-supported E-rate and Rural Health Care programs with the Universal Administrative Company, particularly on E-Rate matters.
His extensive transactional experience includes asset and stock transactions and a broad variety of commercial and business agreements for the entities he advises, including spectrum leases, interconnection arrangements and wireless infrastructure agreements.
Before joining Squire Patton Boggs, Paul spent a decade 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. Paul 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.