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Highly accomplished Harvard attorney with more than 30 years of experience in administrative, regulatory and public policy law; corporate management, compliance, reorganization; and complex litigation.  Extensive, successful experience in immigration law, negotiating complex, high profile mergers; drafting contracts, legislation, and regulations; and obtaining regulatory approvals, particularly for new services. Has earned a reputation as a consensus builder, even in highly contested markets or among political rivals. Successful career characterized by senior executive, legal and public policy positions. Member, District of Columbia Bar.

To contact Edward Young, email or call (830) 491-8556.


Languages spoken: French, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 30%
  2. Telecommunications: 30%
    32 years, 200 cases
  3. Business: 20%
    36 years
  4. Contracts: 10%
    28 years
  5. Corporate: 10%
    36 years



Hourly ($100-400/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

12061 Fm 466
Seguin, TX, 78155


DCActive 198107/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Hall of FameMinority Media and Telecommunications Council2004
Mark DeWolfe Howe ScholarHarvard Law School1978
First Prize-PhysicsMaryland State Science Fair1973
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/ALaw Offices of Edward D. Young, III2004 - Present
Sr. Vice President- Industry Relations & Public PolicyVerizon Communications2002 - 2004
Sr. V.P. Federal Government RelationsVerizon2000 - 2002
Sr. V.P. External Affairs & Depty. General CounselBell Atlantic1998 - 2000
Sr. V.P. & Deputy General CounselBell Atlantic1997 - 1998
V.P. & Associate General CounselBell Atlantic1992 - 1997
V.P., General Counsel & SecretaryBell Atlantic-New Jersey Bell1988 - 1992
Adjunct ProfessorSeton Hall School Of Law1988 - 1990
AttorneyBell Atlantic1984 - 1988
AttorneyShaw Pittman Potts & Trowbridge1981 - 1984
Judicial clerk, Hon. David S. NelsonU.S. District Court, Boston Massachusetts1980 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1981 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re: [Client Name] In Deportation ProceedingsMotion to Terminate Deportation Proceedings Granted
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Publication nameTitleDate
U.S. House Commerce Committee, Hearing, July 27, 2000 (Serial 106-132)Statement on the Internet Freedom and Broadband Deployment Act of 19992000
House Subcommittee on Science, Space, & Technology, Oct.4, 1994 (Serial 103-167)Statement on Internet Access1994
3 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 251Nuclear Licensing Reform: The Immediate Effectiveness Rule1979
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Amherst CollegeEnglish, ReligionBA - Bachelor of Arts cum laude1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Telecommunications History SeriesPerspectives on Advanced Telecom Services2001
Palmer Chair Lecture in Telecommunications StudiesDeregulation of Telecommunications1999
Telecommunications History SeriesThe Role of Regulation in the telecommunications Market of the Future: Transition to What?1997
Telecommunications History SeriesTelco Entry into Video: Will Regulation Kill Competition?1995
Telecommunications History SeriesThe Bell Atlantic-TCI Merger: Impact on the States1994