Brendan Carr Named Legal Advisor To FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai
February 26, 2014 at 11:20 AM (PT)
FCC Office of General Counsel staffer BRENDAN CARR is moving over to Commissioner AJIT PAI's staff as Legal Advisor for wireless, public safety, and international issues. PAI's Acting Legal Advisor JEFFREY NEUMANN is moving back to the Media Bureau's Engineering Division.
PAI said. “I am very pleased that BRENDAN has agreed to join my staff. BRENDAN is a lawyer’s lawyer, having worked in the FCC’s Office of General Counsel and litigated First Amendment and other telecom cases while in private practice. He combines this experience with a keen instinct for telecom policy, which I will rely on as the Commission tackles many important issues.”
On NEUMANN, PAI added, “JEFF has been an invaluable member of my team, and I am deeply grateful for his service over the past few months. JEFF is a rare commodity -- he is both a distinguished engineer and a talented attorney. His wealth of Commission experience and breadth of knowledge have been tremendous assets to my office. While I will miss Jeff’s wise counsel, I am thankful that the Commission will continue to benefit from his public service and am glad to call him a friend.”