Andrew Lipman is a partner in Morgan Lewis’s Telecommunications, Media & Technology practice group. He practices in most aspects of communications law and related fields, including regulatory, transactional, litigation and legislative. Andy’s clients in the private and public sectors include those in the areas of telephone common carriage; Internet services and technologies; wireless services; satellite services; broadcasting; telecommunications equipment manufacturing; and other high-technology applications. He helped shape crucial provisions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and used similar approaches to promote the opening of foreign markets. Andy served as senior vice president, legal and regulatory affairs, for MFS Communications, the nation’s largest competitive local services provider. One of the founders of MFS, Andy helped guide the company from start-up to its eventual sale for $14.4 billion to WorldCom. A highly regarded thought leader, he frequently writes and speaks on telecommunications and related technology issues.