Bezalel “Bez” Stern has an established record of success representing clients in proceedings involving the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), as well as vast litigation experience and work involving advertising disputes and regulatory enforcement matters.
Bez regularly advocates on behalf of major companies before some of the most influential self-regulatory bodies in advertising, including the National Advertising Division (NAD) and the National Advertising Review Board (NARB). He also represents clients in complicated matters at every level of state, federal and appellate courts as well as before arbitral venues such as the American Arbitration Association (AAA). His practice covers media and advertising, antitrust, communications and emerging technologies, class action defense, commercial litigation, and internal investigations.
Bez has represented well-known telecommunications companies in advertising and regulatory matters, and he has a strong understanding of the communication industry’s current landscape and future direction. Within this sector, he is especially knowledgeable on matters related to emerging technologies, including the continuing evolution of 5G and FCC spectrum auctions and disputes. Stern has also worked on environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related initiatives, assisting clients in navigating an increasingly complex landscape as the FTC and other agencies continue to prioritize environmental and other emerging areas of compliance.
Bez is a dedicated pro bono advocate and has successfully represented several young immigrants who came to the United States without their parents, assisting them in obtaining Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.