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Released: November 17, 2011

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See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).

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November 17, 2011
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FCC CHAIRMAN JULIUS GENACHOWSKI ANNOUNCES

GREG GUICE AS DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS;

CHRISTOPHER LEWIS APPOINTED AS DEPUTY DIRECTOR

(Washington, D.C.) – FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced today the appointment of Greg
Guice as Director, Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA). Guice most recently served as Acting Director of
OLA and as Special Counsel for House Affairs. Chairman Genachowski also announced the appointment
of Christopher Lewis as Deputy Director of OLA. Lewis previously served as Acting Deputy Director and
Legislative Analyst in the office.
FCC Chairman Genachowski said, “Greg’s substantive knowledge and interpersonal skills have helped
OLA act as a critical resource to Congressional staff and further the agency’s Congressionally-mandated
obligations. Chris’s insights and dedication have been essential to the FCC’s outreach to Congressional
offices on a range of issues. I am delighted that Greg and Chris will continue their public service in these
roles at the Commission.”
Greg Guice has worked as an attorney for the Commission for the past 12 years, with experience in
wireline, wireless and public safety issues. During his tenure with the FCC, Guice was detailed to serve
for nearly two years as Counsel to then-Chairman Henry Waxman on the Energy and Commerce
Committee, helping with the Committee’s work on universal service reform, competition policy, public
safety and spectrum policy. Guice received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill and his J.D. from George Mason University.
Christopher Lewis will serve as Deputy Director of OLA. Prior to joining OLA, he handled legislative
affairs for the FCC’s National Broadband Plan team. Lewis has also served as a Senior Advisor on the
Commission’s Digital Television Transition policy team. Lewis graduated from Harvard University with
a B.A. in Government.
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