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FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel Announces New Staff

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Released: November 26, 2013


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November 26, 2013

Valery Galasso, 202-418-2400



Washington, D.C. – Today, Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel announced the appointment of

Clint Odom as Policy Director. “I am excited that Clint is joining my office as Policy Director with

primary responsibility for media issues. Clint brings decades of telecommunications experience having

served in both the public and private sector, including having previously served at the Federal

Communications Commission from 1996 to 2001. I am confident that he will be a great asset to my

office and the FCC.”

Clint Odom joins the Office of Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel from the United States

Senate, where he served as Deputy Legislative Director for U.S. Senator Bill Nelson of Florida. In this

position he successfully advised the Senator on matters concerning the Senate Committees on Commerce,

Science, and Transportation; Finance; Budget; Armed Services; and Aging. He also served as Legislative

Counsel for Senator Nelson from 2009-2012 and helped the Senator introduce and pass legislation

protecting consumers from fraudulent caller ID practices.

Prior to serving as staff in the United States Senate, Clint served as Vice President of Verizon’s

Government Relations in Washington, D.C. and New Jersey. Before joining Verizon, Mr. Odom served

as Legal Advisor to former FCC Chairman William E. Kennard, Senior Legal Advisor to the Cable

Services Bureau, and Attorney Advisor in the Office of General Counsel and the Wireless

Telecommunications Bureau. Prior to working at the FCC, Clint practiced law in the Washington, D.C.

office of Dow Lohnes PLLC. Clint clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Henry Wingate of the Southern

District of Mississippi. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University and the University of Pennsylvania

Law School.

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