Patrick M. Rosvall is a partner at Cooper, White & Cooper LLP. Mr. Rosvall’s practice encompasses a wide range of regulatory, litigation, tax, and business matters, with a focus on the needs of telecommunications, media, and technology companies. Mr. Rosvall represents clients in civil litigation and appellate matters in state and federal court, and regularly appears in administrative proceedings before the California Public Utilities Commission and the California State Board of Equalization. He is admitted to practice in California and Nevada, and is a member of the Federal Communications Bar Association and the California Conference of Public Utility Counsel.
Mr. Rosvall specializes in counseling public utilities and other businesses regarding their regulatory compliance and tax obligations, and in helping companies to resolve commercial disputes. Mr. Rosvall has worked closely with a variety of telecommunications-related entities, including wireline telephone companies, cable and video providers, Internet Service Providers, broadband companies, and wireless carriers. He has also represented energy utilities, water companies, developers, newspapers, restaurateurs, oil and gas companies, and commercial real estate brokers.
Mr. Rosvall has handled numerous quasi-legislative, ratesetting, and adjudicatory matters at the California Public Utilities Commission. Mr. Rosvall is well versed in administrative and civil procedure, and has extensive experience navigating the regulatory and legal issues facing today’s telecommunications and technology companies. He advises clients regarding intercarrier compensation and interconnection disputes. He regularly assists companies in complying with privacy, consumer protection, environmental, and state and local tax laws. Mr. Rosvall has worked with various regulated entities to formulate and articulate policy positions on issues such as universal service, numbering resources, Voice over Internet Protocol, and deregulatory reform.
Mr. Rosvall graduated summa cum laude from the University of California Los Angeles in 1998, earning Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Political Science, and membership to Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Rosvall received his J.D. degree from UCLA School of Law in 2001, and joined Cooper, White & Cooper LLP later that year.