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Melissa Slawson


Melissa Slawson focuses her practice on a broad range of telecommunications matters, including policy and rulemakings for the wireless, broadband, cable, and broadcast industries. She represents clients before state and federal regulatory agencies, including the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), where she served as a legal and telecommunications advisor to several commissioners. Melissa also worked as a regulatory analyst for the CPUC, and as a legal intern for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Additional Qualifications

  • Legal and Telecommunications Advisor, Offices of Commissioners Catherine J.K. Sandoval and  Michel P. Florio; Deputy Legal  and Telecommunications Advisor, Office of Commissioner Emeritus Nancy Ryan; Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst I–III, Video Franchise/Broadband Deployment Group — CPUC, San Francisco, 2008-2012
  • Legal Intern, FCC, Office of Commissioner Robert McDowell, Washington, D.C., 2007
  • Law Clerk, National Association of Broadcasters, Washington, D.C., 2006

Professional & Community Activities

  • Co-chair , Federal Communications Bar Association, Northern California Chapter
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