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April 28, 2004
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Washington, DC - FCC Enforcement Bureau Chief David Solomon today announced the appointment of Margaret Egler as Regional Counsel for the Bureau's Western Region, Diane Law-Hsu as Regional Counsel for the South Central Region and Sharon Webber as Regional Counsel for the Northeast Region. Responsibilities for these newly created Regional Field Office positions include providing legal advice to Enforcement Bureau field staff and coordinating field enforcement matters with the Commission's General Counsel's Office, the Department of Justice and the other Divisions within the Enforcement Bureau.
Ms. Egler previously served as Deputy Bureau Chief for Policy in the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau. Her former FCC positions include Assistant Chief in the Policy and Program Planning Division of the Common Carrier Bureau, Assistant and Acting Chief of the Financial Analysis and Compliance Division of the Cable Services Bureau, and staff attorney in the Audio Services Division of the Mass Media Bureau. In between her government positions, she also worked as Assistant Counsel and Director of Regulatory Affairs, Post-Newsweek Cable, Inc. Ms. Egler received her B.A. from Duke University, her LL.M. from the University of Pennsylvania, her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, and was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Joseph A. Del Sole of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.
Formerly Deputy Division Chief of the Telecommunications Access Policy Division of the Wireline Competition Bureau, Ms. Law-Hsu has also served in the Commission's Office of the General Counsel and the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. In addition to working at the FCC, she was Corporate Counsel for Lucent Technologies. Ms. Law-Hsu received her B.A. from Yale College and her J.D. from Harvard Law School.
The last position, Regional Counsel for the Northeast Region, will be filled by Sharon Webber on June 1, 2004. An eight-year FCC veteran, Ms. Webber comes to the Enforcement Bureau from the Wireline Competition Bureau, Telecommunications Access Policy Division, where she was Deputy Division Chief. Prior to that, she served as Senior Attorney/Advisor in the Mass Media Bureau, Audio Services Division. Before joining the Commission, Ms. Webber was an Associate at Arter & Hadden and a Graduate Fellow at the Institute for Public Representation, Georgetown University Law Center. She received her B.S. cum laude from Temple University, her J.D. from The American University, Washington College of Law, her LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center, and was a law clerk for the Honorable Harriett R. Taylor of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
Mr. Solomon said Margaret Egler, Diane Law-Hsu, and Sharon Webber bring a breadth of experience to the Bureau and will be real assets to our field offices. We are delighted to have them on our team.