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CLE Seminar: Implementing the FCC’s 2023 Orders to Stop Illegal Robocalling and Robotexting

September 20, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

The FCBA Wireline Committee will sponsor a CLE on Wednesday, September 20 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. ET entitled Implementing the FCC’s 2023 Orders to Stop Illegal Robocalling and Robotexting.  This program will be held virtually via the Zoom platform.

The FCBA will apply for 2.0 hours of MCLE credit from the VA Bar.  This program has not yet been approved.

Online registration is closed.  Please contact Wendy Parish ( if you want to register.


The FCBA Wireline Committee is sponsoring this CLE to provide overview from the FCC of its significant 2023 orders and requirements to stop (a) illegal robocalling that impact all voice service providers and (b) illegal robotexting that impact all mobile wireless providers. This CLE will focus on the FCC’s Sixth and Seventh Report and Orders in WC Docket No. 17-97 and CG Docket No. 17-59 that were released on March 17, 2023 and May 19, 2023, respectively, along with the Report and Order in CG Docket Nos. 21-402 and 02-278 that was released on March 17, 2023. An update on the FCC’s recent enforcement efforts to stop illegal robocalling and ensure compliance with the FCC’s associated rules will also be provided. The CLE will then provide an overview of the Industry Traceback Group’s efforts to stop illegal robocalls along with industry perspectives on implementing the newly established FCC requirements.

12:00 – 12:05 p.m.     Welcome and Introductions
Diane Griffin Holland
, President, FCBA-The Tech Bar and Partner, Wiley

12:05 – 1:00 p.m.       Overview of the FCC’s 2023 Orders and Requirements to Stop Illegal Robocalling and Robotexting


Jerusha Burnett, Attorney-Advisor, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB), FCC

Jonathan Lechter, Attorney Advisor, Wireline Competition Bureau, FCC

Mika Savir, Attorney-Advisor, CGB, FCC

Daniel Stepanicich, Assistant Division Chief, Telecommunications Consumers Division, Enforcement Bureau, FCC.


Philip Macres, Principal, Klein Law Group, PLLC

1:00 – 1:05 p.m.          Traceback 101

Jessica Thompson, Director, ITG Operations, Industry Traceback Group

1:05 – 2:00 p.m.          Industry Perspectives in Implementing the FCC’s 2023 Orders and Requirements to Stop Illegal Robocalling and Robotexting


Joshua Bercu, Vice President, Policy & Advocacy, USTelecom – The Broadband Association and Executive Director, Industry Traceback Group

Brian Ford, Vice President, Federal Regulatory, NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association

Brian Hurley, Chief Regulatory Counsel, ACA Connects – America’s Communications Association

Matt Gerst, Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, on behalf of CTIA

Christopher Shipley, Executive Director, Public Policy, INCOMPAS


Rebekah Johnson, Founder and CEO, Numeracle


Cost: $135.00 for Private Sector Members; $95.00 for Non-Profit 501c3 Members; $50.00 for Government/Academic/Transitional/Retired Members; No charge for Law Student Members; $205.00 for Non-Members


September 20, 2023
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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