David is a digital infrastructure expert serving as Phillips Lytle’s Telecommunications Team Leader.
A former general counsel for the NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, David is an acknowledged authority on fiber and wireless network deployment in public and private properties and Right of Way (RoW). Whether towers, small cells, Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS), data centers, Fiber to the Home (FTTH) or metro enterprise and middle mile fiber networks, David has obtained and negotiated licensees, franchise leases and all types of authorizations necessary for digital infrastructure deployments.
Over the course of his long career in communications law, David has developed relationships with investment advisors and bankers, C-level executives and in-house and other counsel. These relationships help propel deals forward and bring value-added services to Phillips Lytle clients. These clients range from Fortune 50 carriers to the small cell providers in NYC subways and public rights of way.
David is a builder of both telecommunications and professional networks, particularly in the infrastructure field.