Public Hearing on Early Termination Fees (served as June Open Commission Meeting)


Statements and Presentations

FCC Commissioners


Testimony of Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Senator, Minnesota


Panel Discussion 1 - Early Termination Fees: Consumer and Industry Practices and Perspectives

  • Anne C. BoyleChair, Nebraska Public Service Commission
  • Daniel L. BrennerSenior Vice President, Law & Regulatory Policy, National Cable & Telecommunications Association
  • Thomas W. HazlettProfessor of Law & Economics, George Mason University School of Law
  • Larry S. LandisCommissioner, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
  • John F. MurphySenior Vice President, Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer, The DIRECTV Group
  • Patrick PearlmanDeputy Consumer Advocate, West Virginia Public Service Commission, appearing on behalf of the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (NASUCA)
  • Harold SchroerIndividual Consumer
  • Lee L. Selwyn, Ph.DPresident and Founder, Economics and Technology Inc.
  • Thomas J. TaukeExecutive Vice President – Public Affairs, Policy and Communications, Verizon Communications
  • Molly WhiteIndividual Consumer


Panel Discussion 2 - Legal Implications

  • Seamus C. DuffyPartner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Pamela GilbertPartner, Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP, Washington, D.C. Counsel, Cellphone Early Termination Fee Cases pending in Superior Court in Alameda County, California
  • Christopher Guttman-McCabeVice President, Regulatory Affairs, CTIA
  • Chris MurraySenior Counsel, Consumers Union
  • Alan R. PlutzikAttorney, Bransom, Plutzik, Mahler & Birkhaeuser, LLP, Counsel of Record for Wireless Consumers Alliance in FCC Docket Nos. 05-193 and 05-194
  • Christopher J. WrightPartner, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP


Related Documents

  • 6/10/08 - FCC Announces Witness List and Further Details of Public Hearing on Early Termination Fees. News Release.
  • 6/5/08 - FCC to Hold Public Hearing and Open Commission Meeting Thursday, June 12, 2008. Public Notice.