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M. Ethan Lucarelli

Director, Regulatory and Public Policy
Washington, DC, USA

M. Ethan Lucarelli is Director of Regulatory & Public Policy at Inmarsat, where he develops and implements company policy positions and advocacy efforts in domestic and international fora, focusing on emerging technologies, intergovernmental organizations, and sustainable development.  He also advises Inmarsat on legal and compliance efforts related to communications regulatory obligations in the United States and Canada.  Mr. Lucarelli also is an adjunct professor at the George Washington University Law School, where he teaches courses in Telecommunications Law and Scholarly Writing. 

Previously, Mr. Lucarelli was an attorney in the Telecommunications, Media, and Technology group at Washington, DC law firm Wiley Rein LLP, where he represented wireless and satellite network operators, manufacturers, and trade associations in diverse proceedings before the FCC and other federal agencies, and advised clients on international and domestic issues related to privacy, cybersecurity, and Internet regulation.

Mr. Lucarelli has represented clients in multistakeholder processes convened by the United Nations, the Federal Communications Commission, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and others.  He has also served as a private sector member of United States delegations to the International Telecommunication Union’s Plenipotentiary Conference, World Conference on International Telecommunications, World Telecommunications Development Conference, and World Telecommunication/ICT Policy Forum.

Mr. Lucarelli earned his J.D. with highest honors from George Washington University Law School and a Bachelor of Science in Communications from the University of Illinois.


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