PULP is pleased to announce that Louis Manuta, Esq. recently joined our staff. Lou has been a practicing attorney and legal editor since 1989 when he graduated from the National Law Center at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He relocated to New York’s capital region in 1995 after several years in Washington, DC covering local loop, wireless, and satellite communications issues before the Federal Communications Commission.
Immediately prior to joining PULP, Lou was an attorney in the telecommunications practice group at the Herzog Law Firm in Albany, NY. Previously, Lou was Vice President-Regulatory Counsel for the NYS Telecommunications Association where he was responsible for advising, coordinating, and representing telecommunications industry positions before State and Federal regulatory agencies and other external organizations, and he provided counsel to member companies regarding matters affecting their business operations. He joined NYSTA in August 1998 as the Director — Regulatory Policy and was named Vice President in 2003.
Lou has been a member of the New York State Bar and the Federal Communications Bar Association since 1990. He has represented clients before the Public Service Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, other state agencies, and in the federal and state courts.
Lou was born and raised on Long Island and received his Bachelors Degree Magna Cum Laude in Communications/Political Studies from Adelphi University.