Andrew H. Montroll
Andrew H. Montroll, Board Member and Counsel to ValleyNet, is an attorney in Burlington, Vermont, with a focus in Telecommunications Law, Regulatory Law and Business Law. Prior to opening his own practice, Mr. Montroll was counsel to Riser Management Systems, LP, a telecommunications consulting firm where he negotiated agreements to bring advanced telecommunications services to an 11,000 unit apartment complex in New York City, negotiated the procurement and construction contracts for a broadcast tower on a building at Times Square in New York City, regularly provided telecom advice to major owners of commercial and residential property owners throughout the United States and prepared significant regulatory filings to the FCC on behalf of these property owners. Mr. Montroll is the principal author of Critical Connections, a guidebook designed to help major property owners navigate the complexities of bringing advanced telecommunications services to their tenants and residents. Mr. Montroll also has a strong background working with municipalities, having served on the Burlington, Vermont City Council for 15 years, including 4 years as President of the Council. Mr. Montroll currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Chittenden County Metropolitan Planning Organization. Mr. Montroll holds a B.S. and M.S. in Optical Engineering from the University of Rochester, and a J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from Vermont Law School.