The Office of General Counsel of the Federal Communications Commission serves as the chief legal advisor to the Commission and its various bureaus and offices. The Office of General Counsel also represents the Commission in litigation, recommends decisions in adjudicatory matters before the Commission, assists the Commission in its decision-making capacity and performs a variety of legal functions regarding internal and other administrative matters.


Howard J. Symons, Acting General Counsel
Howard Symons
General Counsel


Phone: (202) 418-1700

Fax: (202) 418-2822


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Listed below is contact information for filing applications with the Commission's Bureaus. International Bureau For the Satellite Division: Earth...