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FCBA 2013 Election Results
The Nominations Committee is pleased to announce the results of the 2013 election. The following members were elected as officers: David A Gross, President-Elect; Monica S. Desai, Secretary; Lee G. Petro, Assistant Secretary; and Robert E. Branson, Assistant Treasurer. Joseph M. Di Scipio will assume the office of President and Christopher J. Wright assumes the office of Treasurer on July 1st. Elected to three-year terms as members of the Executive Committee were Ann West Bobeck, John T. Nakahata, and Jennifer Tatel. David A. Konuch was elected as Chapter Representative to the Executive Committee. M. Anne Swanson was elected as the FCBA Delegate to the American Bar Association. Brendan T. Carr will represent the Young Lawyers Committee on the Executive Committee. Elected to two-year terms on the Nominations Committee were Paige K. Fronabarger, Megan Anne Stull, and Peter A. Tenhula. Elected to three-year terms as FCBA Foundation Trustees were Rick C. Chessen, Catherine M. Hilke, Anita L. Wallgren, and Krista L. Witanowski. FCBA Past President Yaron Dori chaired the 2012-2013 Nominations Committee. Members of the committee were: John B. Branscome; Brendan Carr; Joe Di Scipio; Jordan B. Goldstein; Donna C. Gregg; Grace Koh; Angela Kronenberg; Luisa L. Lancetti; Jane E. Mago; Lawrence A. Walke; Ryan Wallach; and Lisa A. Youngers.
FCBA Spring Reception to be held on June 20
The FCBA is pleased to announce that it will hold its Spring Reception on Thursday, June 20, 2013, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Microsoft Corporation, 901 K Street, NW, Washington, DC. Sponsorships of the event are available for $600 and $300, and include registrations to the reception. Sponsors will receive recognition in the newsletter and acknowledgement at the event. Individual tickets to the reception may also be purchased.
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FCBA 26th Annual Chairman’s Dinner on Thursday, December 5
The 26th Annual FCC Chairman’s Dinner will be held Thursday, December 5, 2013 at the Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW. Please mark your calendars now!
Order your 2013 FCBA Membership Directory
The 2013 Membership Directories will soon be available for purchase. Cost: Members $60.00; Law Student Members $35.00; Non-Members $115.00. There is a 10% discount for orders of 10 or more Directories.
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Contact Information Updates
We’d like to remind everyone that if they have any changes to their contact information that they notify the FCBA, email@example.com. In order to keep a cohesive look to both our online and hard copy directories, we do not allow members to make any changes to their contact information themselves. Also note that we do not include prefixes or titles in any of our member listings. We appreciate your cooperation in this matter. Thank you.
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Calendar of Events
CLE Seminar: Solicitor General Don Verrilli and the FCC Year in ReviewWednesday, June 19, 6:00 – 8:15 p.m.Location: WilmerHale, 1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.
Young Lawyers Committee Brown Bag Lunch12:15 – 1:30 p.m.Location: Arnold & Porter LLP, 555 12th Street, NW.
Topic: Growing as a Young Lawyer: The Necessary Skills to Succeed. Join us for a brown bag discussion that will explore the skill sets and experience young lawyers need as they advance their careers in communications law. Whether you are just beginning your career, or have been practicing for a few years, it is important to know what skills senior attorneys want you to develop. The panelists will discuss different career paths and the unique skills needed to succeed throughout the entire communications law ecosystem. The brown bag will feature representatives working in a variety of communications jobs, including Congress, the FCC, in-house, trade association, and law firm. Speakers: Erin Dozier, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, National Association of Broadcasters; Stacy Fuller, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, DIRECTV; David Redl, Counsel, House Committee on Energy and Commerce; Natalie Roisman, Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP; and David Furth, Deputy Chief of the Commission's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, FCC. For More Information: Contact Justin Faulb (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lindsey Tonsager (email@example.com).
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CLE Seminar: Lend Us Your Pinnas: The Debate over RF Exposure Limits and the Effect on Future Wireless Technologies6:00 - 8:15 p.m.Location: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, 1500 K Street, NW.
The FCBA Engineering and Technical Practice Committee will hold a CLE on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 from 6:00 – 8:15 p.m. entitled Lend Us Your Pinnas: The Debate over RF Exposure Limits and the Effect on Future Wireless Technologies.
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3rd Annual Young Lawyers Committee Trivia Night6:00 - 8:00 p.m.Location: Laughing Man Tavern, 1306 G Street, NW (Metro Center Metro).
Time for the Young Lawyers Committee’s third annual trivia night! Grab some friends and form a team to take on the best and brightest of the FCBA. All are welcome at this event, which will feature celebrity emcees including Jane Mago. Questions will be based on pop-culture with one or two communications questions thrown in. It doesn’t matter if you are an expert FCC attorney or a new summer associate, come on out. Make sure to mark your calendars now. The winning team will be rewarded with an awesome prize, courtesy of Wiley Rein LLP! For more information: Contact Rachael Bender, Rbender@mobilefuture.org or Justin Faulb, Jfaulb@eckertseamans.com.
Young Lawyers Committee Brown Bag Lunch12:15 – 1:30 p.m.Location: Wiley Rein LLP, 1750 K Street, NW, 10th Floor.
Topic: View from the Top: Lessons and Advice from Managing Partners to Young Lawyers. Join the Young Lawyers Committee as managing partners from some of the most successful firms in communications law sit down to share advice and insight from their own careers. They will discuss important topics such as mentoring, what they look for in hiring and promotional decisions within their firms, and where they see the industry heading. Speakers: Peter D. Shields, Managing Partner, Wiley Rein LLP; Bryan N. Tramont, Managing Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP; and others to be announced. For More Information: Contact Justin Faulb (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lindsey Tonsager (email@example.com).
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