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Education

J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center

B.A., University of Pennsylvania

Law Journals

Associate Editor, The Tax Lawyer

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia Bar

Maryland Bar

Gregg counsels clients on legal, political, and legislative matters. He has extensive experience designing, coordinating, and executing legislative, regulatory, and press strategies on a variety of initiatives, including telecommunications mergers and acquisitions, telecommunications regulations, and telecommunications related disputes.

Representative Experience

  • Has represented various parties in almost all high profile transactions and regulatory proceedings before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Congress for nearly a decade, including the largest telecommunications merger in U.S. history.
  • Provides regulatory/legislative counseling and advocacy for telecommunications, satellite, and broadcasting clients.
  • Prepared draft legislation, amendments, report language, speeches, and press statements on regulatory and congressional aspects of all issue areas within the jurisdiction of the Senate Commerce Committee.

Professional Experience

  • Democratic General Counsel and Senior Democratic Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Served as primary counsel to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce Committee on international and domestic economic policy (1997-2004)
  • Special Assistant, Office of U.S. Representative Steny H. Hoyer (1987-1992)