ANDREW W. LEVIN, ESQ.
Andrew Levin is an experienced media & entertainment industry executive. He is a lawyer and a CPA, with a record of closing many high value and complex transactions. He served for many years as general counsel of several large, public companies, including Clear Channel, iHeartMedia, and Live Nation. In his role as general counsel and board secretary of these companies, Levin led two IPOs, the sale of a $1.2 billion television station group, and helped take Clear Channel private in a $24 billion leverage buy-out, then the third largest of its kind in history.
Prior to joining Goldmark, Levin was a senior executive with T-Mobile, where he led all U.S. federal and state government relations, representing T-Mobile’s interests before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and Department of Justice, as well as other government agencies. More recently, he served as general counsel to Relativity Media, a film and tv production company in Los Angeles. Levin is knowledgeable across a diverse array of media and telecommunications businesses, including wireless and wireline telecom, film, television & radio, outdoor advertising, live entertainment and digital.
Earlier in his career, Levin worked for many years as a director of corporate finance for Verizon. He left Verizon to go to work on the political front for the U.S. House of Representatives, and helped write legislation that continues to have a significant impact on the media and telecommunications businesses today, including the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. He is widely recognized as an expert on the business and public policy issues affecting media, entertainment, telecommunications and the internet.