Professor Askin comes to Brooklyn Law School as a practicing attorney with more than a decade of experience in the communications industry in both the public and private sectors. Most recently, he provided legal and policy counsel and strategic advice for companies that build and develop networks and Internet applications. Prior to that, he served as general counsel to Pulver.com Enterprises, an Internet communications company which incubates Internet-based and Web 2.0 companies and controls approximately 50 operating companies touching various aspects of Internet communications. He was also president and general counsel for the Association for Local Telecommunications Services, a leading trade association for telecom carriers. He was also a senior attorney at the Federal Communications Commission, where he served in the Common Carrier Bureau’s Policy & Program Planning Division, and a deputy public advocate with the New Jersey Department of the Public Advocate, where he represented taxpayers on telecommunications and cable issues before courts and administrative bodies. Professor Askin clerked for Chief Justice Robert N. Wilentz of the New Jersey Supreme Court and practiced as an associate at Davis Polk & Wardell. He previously taught as an adjunct at Brooklyn Law School. He is a board member of many industry groups, serving as chair of VON Coalition, executive director of Video on the Net Alliance, and president of Global IP Alliance. At Rutgers Law School he was Notes and Comments Editor for the Law Review.