FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
News media information 202/418-0500
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
February 24, 2003
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:|
John Winston (202) 418-7450
Washington, D.C. --- William D. Freedman has been named Deputy Chief of the FCC Enforcement Bureau's Investigations and Hearings Division.
Before coming to the Commission to serve in this position, Mr. Freedman was a partner at Morrison & Foerster, LLP, practicing in the area of telecommunications. He brings to the FCC 25 years of experience in communications law, both as an attorney with the Commission and in private practice. Mr. Freedman, a former broadcaster, began his career at the FCC, where he served as an attorney with the Broadcast Bureau's Facilities Division and Hearing Division, and, subsequently, with the Office of General Counsel. During his over 20 years in private practice, he represented a broad range of broadcast, cable, wireless cable, wireless, common carrier, Internet and other communications clients before the Commission in licensing, hearing and policy matters, in business transactions and public offerings, and before the courts and various state public utility commissions. He also served for over six years as a member of the Cable Communications Advisory Committee of Montgomery County, Maryland.
Mr. Freedman received a B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University and a J.D. from the College of Law of the University of Cincinnati.
Announcement by the FCC Enforcement Bureau, News Media contact John R. Winston at 202-418-7450.