CHICAGO, IL—J. Tyson “Ty” Covey has joined Duane Morris LLP as a partner in the firm’s Trial Practice Group in its Chicago office. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Covey was a partner at Mayer Brown LLP.
Covey’s practice focuses primarily on telecommunications regulation and related litigation. As regulatory and appellate counsel for a large telecommunications carrier, he has provided authoritative legal guidance on many issues relating to the Telecommunications Act of 1996 as well as state law, including proceedings in 26 different state commissions and several state and federal courts. Covey’s cases have involved a wide variety of issues on topics like deregulation, preemption, interconnection, pricing and intercarrier compensation.