FCC Ups Berry To General Counsel
January 23, 2008 at 5:40 AM (PT)
Deputy General Counsel MATTHEW BERRY has been upped to General Counsel at the FCC. BERRY, whose appointment was announced by Chairman KEVIN MARTIN, is a former Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Policy in the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.
In addition, Associate General Counsel AJIT PAI has been upped to Deputy General Counsel to fill BERRY's old slot. PAI is a former Chief Counsel for the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on the Constitution and also worked at the DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.
MARTIN said, "I want to thank MATTHEW and AJIT for agreeing to serve the Commission in these new capacities. The Commission is fortunate to have MATTHEW's stellar experience in government and in the law. MATTHEW has exhibited enormous dedication to this agency and to public service in general and I look forward to working with him in this new role. I am also pleased that AJIT has agreed to take over as Deputy General Counsel. AJIT has been an enormously valuable member of the Commission’s legal team, and I look forward to his service in this new capacity."