Clyburn, Other FCC Veterans Picked for Biden FCC Transition Team

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Four Federal Communications Commission veterans -- including former Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, have been tapped for President-elect Joe Biden’s agency transition team. [Editor's note: Mignon Clyburn also sits on the Board of Directors of the Benton Institute.]  The team is led by John Williams who is Senior Counsel and Parliamentarian at the House Judiciary Committee and former Senior Counselor and Senior Agency Official for Privacy at the FCC's Office of the General Counsel. Also on the team is Edward “Smitty” Smith, Deputy Managing Partner, Washington DC Office of DLA Piper, LLP, and former Legal Advisor to the Chairman of the FCC. Rounding out the team is Paul de Sa, who was part of the leadership team at the FCC from 2009-12 and 2016-17, serving as Chief of its Office of Strategic Planning with a focus on merger reviews, spectrum policy, and broadband. 

Clyburn, Other FCC Veterans Picked for Agency Transition Team