Neustar Names Leonard Kennedy as Senior Vice President and General Counsel

  Neustar Names Leonard Kennedy as Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Business Wire

STERLING, Va. -- May 02, 2013

Neustar, Inc. (NYSE:NSR) today announced that Leonard (Len) Kennedy will join
the company as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, effective May 13. In
this position, Mr. Kennedy will oversee Neustar’s legal and external affairs
efforts, including public policy and government relations. Mr. Kennedy comes
to Neustar from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where he served
as Associate Director and General Counsel and, most recently, as Senior
Advisor to the Director. Previously, he served as General Counsel and Chief
Government Affairs Officer at Sprint Nextel.

“Len’s extensive legal expertise, keen public policy insight, and strategic
understanding of the telecommunications and technology industries will be
valuable assets as Neustar continues to grow,” said Lisa Hook, Neustar
President and CEO. “He is a tremendous addition to our already strong
management team.”

Mr. Kennedy has more than 30 years of experience advising clients and the
federal government on telecommunications and media law, regulatory strategy
and policy, and investment matters affecting wireless, wired, and Internet
communications services and networks. Prior to serving in the Consumer
Financial Protection Bureau, he served as Senior Vice President and General
Counsel of Nextel Communications. He oversaw the legal and regulatory
completion of Nextel’s merger with Sprint, becoming General Counsel, Corporate
Strategy and Chief Government Affairs Officer of the combined Sprint Nextel.
He was previously a partner at the law firm Dow, Lohnes & Albertson PLLC, and
he served at the Federal Communications Commission for 10 years from 1980 to

“It’s an exciting time of opportunity for Neustar, and I am thrilled to be
joining this innovative company as it continues to expand into new areas,” Mr.
Kennedy said.

Mr. Kennedy will replace Scott Blake Harris, who has been Neustar’s Senior
Vice President and General Counsel since 2011. Mr. Harris is returning to
private practice.

“Scott transformed our legal, policy and corporate social responsibility
efforts during the past two years, all of which have played a significant role
in Neustar’s continued success,” Ms. Hook said. “We are grateful for his many
contributions to the company.”

About Neustar

Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR) is a trusted, neutral provider of real-time
information and analysis to the Internet, telecommunications, information
services, financial services, retail, media and advertising sectors. Neustar
applies its advanced, secure technologies in location, identification, and
evaluation to help its customers promote and protect their businesses. More
information is available at


Neustar, Inc.
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Kim Hart, 202-533-2934
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