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.


Jonathan Sallet

General Counsel 


Phone: (202) 418-1700

Fax: (202) 418-2822


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Recent Remarks

December 17, 2015
Video, Broadband & Competition
The Future of Broadband Competition Conference, The Capitol Forum

September 25, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission and Lessons of Recent Mergers & Acquisitions Reviews
Telecommunications Policy Research Conference

October 17, 2014
Duke Law Center for Innovation Policy Conference
Washington, DC

June 23, 2014
The Jurisprudence of Innovation
FCBA Year in Review CLE
Washington, DC

March 12, 2014
The Evolution of Communications Policy: Fresh Thinking for 2014 and Beyond
Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy, McDonough School of Business
National Press Club
Washington, DC

January 22, 2014
Conference on Competition and IP Policy in High-Technology Industries
Stanford, CA