JAMES P. YOUNG has extensive experience in administrative law and appellate practice, with a particular emphasis on telecommunications and media matters.
Mr. Young has represented AT&T and other communications carriers in an extremely broad range of telecommunications matters, and has extensive knowledge in the areas of local competition, VoIP, Internet Protocol video services and Cable Act issues, access charge regulation, intercarrier compensation reform, telecommunications mergers, universal service, E911 and prepaid card services. Mr. Young has drafted numerous briefs in these areas before the FCC and in appeals from FCC proceedings in the federal courts of appeals (including the D.C., Second, Fifth, Eighth and Tenth Circuits) and the Supreme Court, and has argued cases in the D.C. Circuit and other courts.
Mr. Young has also represented media companies in appellate and FCC matters, including as a principal drafter of briefs in appeals of the FCC’s media ownership rules in the Third Circuit and the FCC’s indecency rulings in the Second and Third Circuits.