Qiusi Y. Newcom

Associate

Overview

Qiusi Newcom brings efficiency and reliability in navigating clients through complex, nuanced and often evolving regulatory issues in telecommunications, international trade and privacy laws. Qiusi helps clients assess business operations while advising on options to moderate their risk exposure under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), global privacy laws, export control laws and U.S. sanctions policy. A Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), Qiusi works with clients on developing and implementing effective privacy and information security programs that meet clients’ internal organizational goals, facilitate vendor management and improve consumer-facing communications. Qiusi also provides counsel to clients on their participation in active legislative and regulatory proceedings at the federal and international levels, including most recently in the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) C-band accelerated relocation proceeding and telehealth initiatives.

Qiusi regularly assists clients in a range of regulatory licensing, reporting and review issues before the FCC, the Departments of Commerce, State and the Treasury, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), as well as state regulators. Clients turn to Qiusi for her familiarity with wireless, wireline and broadcast licensing, export licensing and classification, sanctions screening, country of origin determination, national security review of cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and state-by-state data breach requirements. Qiusi also has experience providing legal assistance in enforcement proceedings and government investigations.

Qiusi is a contributor to the firm’s TCPA Blog, the Discerning Data blog and the 2020 edition of the Telecommunications Law Answer Book. During law school, Qiusi authored “Bridging Open Markets in the ‘Big Bandwidth’ Era: A Blueprint of Foreign Broadband Internet Deployment,” which was published in the Federal Communications Law Journal.

Qiusi is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

Credentials

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
Maryland

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Certifications
Certified Information Privacy Professional – United States (CIPP/US)
Languages

Mandarin

Education

George Washington University Law School
J.D. (2017)

China University of Political Science and Law
LL.B. (2014)

China University of Political Science and Law
B.A. (2014)

Insights & Events

Insights
Updates March 2021

Sanctions Update – The First 50 Days

4 min read  
Updates January 2021

New Executive Order May Restrict Transactions Involving Chinese Online Payment Apps and Their App Providers

4 min read  
Updates December 2020

Commerce Releases List of Restricted Military End Users in China and Russia, Changes Hong Kong’s Status Under U.S. Export Administration Regulations

3 min read  
Updates December 2020

SMIC, 60 More Entities Added to the Entity List to Counter China’s ‘Military-Civil Fusion’ Efforts, Alleged Human Rights Abuses and Contested Maritime Claims in the South China Sea

3 min read  
Updates September 2020

Can I Still File a Court Challenge Against the Section 301 List 3 Tariffs?

4 min read  
Updates August 2020

Understanding President Trump’s Executive Orders on WeChat and TikTok and How They May Impact You

4 min read  
Updates July 2020

President Trump Issues Executive Order on Hong Kong: Implications for U.S. Export/National Security Laws and Import Laws

6 min read  
Updates July 2020

The U.S. Imposes New Export Control, Telecommunications and Other Measures in Response to China’s Actions in Hong Kong and Xinjiang Province

5 min read  
Updates June 2020

U.S. Commerce Department Issues New Export Control Guidance for Companies Doing Business in China, Russia and Venezuela

6 min read  
Updates June 2020

USTR to Review List of Additional Products Subject to Tariffs in Connection With Large Civil Aircraft Dispute With the EU

4 min read  

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Qiusi is committed to public interest work. She routinely takes on pro bono cases, supporting the important work of representing individuals in need on veterans benefits, affirmative action, criminal defense and eviction matters. Her pro bono legal service has led to her recognition on the District of Columbia Courts’ 2019 Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll in 2020 and by the Presidential Volunteer Services Award in 2017.
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