J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
B.A., cum laude, George Washington University
Georgetown Immigration Law Journal
Bar and Court Admissions
District of Columbia Bar
Madi provides legal counsel and strategic advice to clients in the telecommunications industry on various regulatory, transactional, and compliance matters.
- Represents clients in matters involving Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulation of wireless and satellite telecommunications services, and provides counsel on a variety of licensing, operational, and spectrum policy and allocation matters.
- Offers counsel on Internet-related issues in the U.S. and abroad, including the Internet of Things (IoT), net neutrality, privacy, cybersecurity, cross-border data flow, and digital trade matters.
- Provides guidance on public safety issues including E911, Next Generation 911, emergency preparedness and recovery, FCC outage reporting rules, deployment of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN) overseen by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), and the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Project 25 Compliance Assessment Program (P25 CAP).
- Counsels clients on compliance with federal and state regulatory obligations, including equipment authorization, outage reporting, and tower and antenna siting rules under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).
- Represents clients in enforcement proceedings before the FCC, and assists clients in developing compliance plans and satisfying other requirements related to enforcement decisions.
- Conducts regulatory due diligence and risk assessments for communications transactions.
- Maintains an active pro bono practice. Madi assists low-income individuals and families, persons with disabilities, and limited English speaking taxpayers in preparing their federal and state income tax returns, as well as represents victims of human trafficking.
- Legal Intern, Sports Fans Coalition (2014)
- Legal Intern, U.S. Department of Commerce, NTIA, Office of Public Safety Communications (2013-2014)
- Intern, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Organization Affairs (2013)
- American Bar Association (ABA)
- Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA)
- Women’s Bar Association
News & Insights
- March 22, 2019 | BLOG POSTWiley ConnectMadeleine M. Lottenbach
- December 14, 2018 | ALERT
- October 26, 2018 | ALERTFCC Proposes to Make 6 GHz Band Spectrum Available for Unlicensed Use, Proposes to Prohibit Unmanned Aircraft and Moving Vehicle Use
- October 18, 2018 | ALERT
- August 6, 2018 | ALERTSummary of Fourth Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Use of Spectrum Bands Above 24 GHz For Mobile Radio Services (GN Docket No. 14-177)
- August 6, 2018 | ALERT
- July 25, 2018 | BLOG POSTWileyConnectMadeleine M. Lottenbach
- June 11, 2018 | ALERTSummary of Third R&O, MOO, and Third FNPRM: Use of Spectrum Bands Above 24 GHz For Mobile Radio Services (GN Docket No. 14-177)
- May 1, 2018 | BLOG POSTWileyConnectMadeleine M. Lottenbach
- April 23, 2018 | ALERT
- April 20, 2018 | ALERTTemporary Freeze on FSS Earth Stations and Fixed Microwave Station Applications in the 3.7-4.2 GHz Band
- April 19, 2018 | ALERTUpdate on FCC NPRM Intended to Mitigate Communications Supply Chain Risks Through Universal Service Fund Regime
- March 27, 2018 | ALERTFCC Circulates Draft NPRM Intended to Mitigate U.S. Communications Supply Chain Risks Through Universal Service Fund Regime
- March 23, 2018 | ALERTCongress Passes the RAY BAUM’S Act of 2018, and Other Telecom Provisions as Part of Omnibus Spending Bill
- March 7, 2018 | ALERT
- March 7, 2018 | BLOG POSTWileyConnectAnna M. Gomez, Madeleine M. Lottenbach
- January 19, 2018 | BLOG POSTWileyConnectMadeleine M. Lottenbach
- January 12, 2018 | BLOG POSTWileyConnectMadeleine M. Lottenbach
- December 6, 2017 | ALERT
- December 2017 | NEWSLETTER
- November 28, 2017 | ARTICLEWileyConnectMadeleine M. Lottenbach
- November 27, 2017 | ALERTSummary of Second R&O, Second FNPRM, Order on Recon, and MOO: Use of Spectrum Bands Above 24 GHz For Mobile Radio Services (GN Docket No. 14-177)
- November 21, 2017 | ARTICLEWileyConnectMadeleine M. Lottenbach
- October 11, 2017 | ARTICLEWileyConnectMadeleine M. Lottenbach
- September 19, 2017 | PRESS RELEASE
- August 31, 2017 | ALERT
- August 9, 2017 | ARTICLEMultistakeholders Adopt Voluntary Guidance with Input from the FTC on Communicating IoT Device UpgradabilityWileyConnectMadeleine M. Lottenbach
- 2017 | ARTICLEThe International Comparative Legal Guide to Telecoms, Media & Internet Laws & Regulations 2017Jennifer D. Hindin, Madeleine M. Lottenbach
- April 24, 2017 | ALERT
- April 2017 | NEWSLETTER
- February 2017 | NEWSLETTER
- February 7, 2017 | ARTICLEWileyConnect
- November 4, 2016 | ALERT
- November 1, 2016 | PRESS RELEASE
- October 2016 | NEWSLETTER
- October 2016 | NEWSLETTER
- September 26, 2016 | PRESS RELEASE
- September 13, 2016 | ALERT
- August 29, 2016 | ALERT
- August 10, 2016 | ARTICLECircleID
- August 8, 2016 | ALERTFCC Executes First Amendment to the Nationwide Programmatic Agreement for the Collocation of Wireless Antennas, Creating New Exclusions for Certain Small Cell DeploymentsMadeleine M. Lottenbach
- July 18, 2016 | ALERT
- June 22, 2016 | ALERT
- April 2016 | NEWSLETTER
- April 6, 2016 | ALERT