H. Henry Shi



Henry Shi is a partner with the law firm of Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP, where he practices litigation and communications law.

Communications Agreements. Mr. Shi has extensive experience preparing and negotiating agreements specific to the telecommunications industry. Mr. Shi has prepared and negotiated subsea cable system IRU agreements, terrestrial fiber IRU agreements, utility pole attachment agreements, and wireline intercarrier agreements. Mr. Shi also advises clients on the regulatory issues related to corporate restructuring and acquisitions.

Regulatory Advocacy. Mr. Shi counsels and advises clients on a variety of regulatory issues relating to and before the Federal Communications Commission, including authorization transfer applications, rulemaking proceedings, and enforcement actions.

Before joining Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis, Mr. Shi served as Deputy Associate Counsel for Presidential Personnel at the White House, and prior to that he was a Senior Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, where he worked on congressional oversight and on single family housing matters. He previously worked at a New York–based international law firm, where his practice focused on internal investigations for major multinational corporations and on civil litigation. Mr. Shi clerked for the Honorable Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Mr. Shi received his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was an Articles Editor of the Harvard Law Review. He received his B.A. cum laude from Dartmouth College.



Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude

Dartmouth College, B.A., cum laude


Hon. Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit



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