WASHINGTON, D.C.—Best Best & Krieger is pleased to announce that Tillman (Tim) L. Lay joined the firm on June 1 as a partner in the Telecommunications and Municipal Law practice groups. Lay will serve his national client base from the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He joins BB&K from Spiegel & McDiarmid LLP.
Lay has more than 35 years of experience handling complex and sometimes litigious telecommunications matters. He has represented clients—largely local governments and municipalities across the nation—on broadband, cable, wireless, broadcast, right-of-way franchising and other communications law-related issues before the FCC, federal courts, Congress and the U.S. Department of Justice. In addition to communications law issues, Lay has noted experience representing clients in tax, land use, utility and constitutional law matters before federal courts and administrative agencies.
Lay advises on a full scope of telecommunications issues, from contract negotiations and regulatory advice matters to small cell right-of-way placement disputes, cell site zoning issues and broadcast channel carriage rights.