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Bryan N. Tramont

Bryan N. Tramont

Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Bryan Tramont, the firm’s managing partner, offers strategic counsel to Fortune 100 companies and trade associations, as well as small and mid-sized telecommunications and media companies, on all aspects of communications law and regulation. He is regularly called on to advise companies as they develop and evaluate new business opportunities in the technology, media, and telecommunications sectors. Mr. Tramont also designs and leads the execution of the firm’s strategic plan and directs client management and development.

Mr. Tramont serves on the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC), advising the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information at NTIA. Appointed under the Bush and Obama Administrations, he also served as the committee’s Co-Chairman from 2008-2010. In addition, Mr. Tramont is active in the FCBA, where he served in a variety of leadership roles, including as President from 2010-11 and has been awarded the organization’s Distinguished Service Award. Mr. Tramont chairs the Federalist Society’s Telecommunications Practice Group Executive Committee, serves on the International Institute of Communications Canada Board of Directors, and previously served on the Governing Committee of the ABA Forum on Communications Law. Mr. Tramont currently is an adjunct law professor at The Catholic University of America as part of the Communications Law Institute, is a senior adjunct fellow at the University of Colorado, Boulder, has served as the Syracuse University Law School’s Practitioner in Residence, and is on the Board of Trustees at William Woods University. Mr. Tramont is the author of numerous articles on communications policy and is a frequent speaker and lecturer at academic and industry events. Prior to joining Wilkinson Barker Knauer, Mr. Tramont served as Chief of Staff of the FCC under Chairman Michael Powell. As Chief of Staff, Mr. Tramont managed all aspects of the agency’s operations and directed FCC staff in implementing all components of the agency’s policy portfolio including media, broadband, mobility, and traditional telephone services. Before being elevated to Chief of Staff, Mr. Tramont was Chairman Powell’s Senior Legal Advisor, advising him on strategic policy matters and on wireless, international, technology, satellite, and consumer issues. Mr. Tramont also served as Senior Legal Advisor to Commissioner Kathleen Abernathy and, before that, to Commissioner Harold Furchtgott-Roth. He also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Duane Benton on the Supreme Court for his home state of Missouri.  In addition, Mr. Tramont has served as an expert witness in a number of communications-related litigation matters. Mr. Tramont graduated summa cum laude from The George Washington University with a degree in political science. He earned his law degree from Yale Law School, where he served as editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review.

Bryan N. Tramont is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation (35th Annual)
36th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.100 (June 28, 2018) - 36th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation, Thursday, December 06, 2018
Notice; Request for Public Comments on behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration: Developing the Administration’s Approach to Consumer Privacy (Docket No. 180821780-8780-01) (September 21, 2018) - 36th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation, Thursday, December 06, 2018
David H. Solomon, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP, FCC Enforcement Newsletter (April 4, 2018) - 36th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation, Thursday, December 06, 2018
David H. Solomon, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP, FCC Enforcement Newsletter (October 3, 2018) - 36th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation, Thursday, December 06, 2018
Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief, United States v. State of California, Case No. 2:18-at-01539 (E.D. Cal. Sept. 30, 2018) - 36th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation, Thursday, December 06, 2018
Declaratory Ruling and Third Report and Order, In the Matter of Accelerating Wireless Broadband Deployment by Removing Barriers to Infrastructure Investment, WT Docket No. 17-79 and WC Docket No. 17-84 (FCC 18-133) (September 27, 2018) - 36th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation, Thursday, December 06, 2018
David H. Solomon, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP, FCC Enforcement Newsletter (July 10, 2018) - 36th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation, Thursday, December 06, 2018
Federal Communications Commission, “The FCC’s 5G FAST Plan,” (September 28, 2018), https://www.fcc.gov/document/fccs-5g-fast-plan - 36th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation, Thursday, December 06, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar 37th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation, Thursday, December 05, 2019, Washington, DC
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