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Rebecca Murphy Thompson

Competitive Carriers Association
General Counsel
Washington, DC, USA


Rebecca Murphy Thompson is General Counsel of Competitive Carriers Association (CCA), the nation’s leading association for competitive wireless providers serving rural, regional and nationwide markets in the United States.  In this capacity, she helps to lead the association’s legal agenda and coordinates and executes CCA’s regulatory advocacy on issues impacting competitive carriers, including spectrum access, interoperability, interconnection, roaming, public safety and Universal Service Fund reform.  In 2014, Thompson was named to Legal 500’s Corporate Counsel 100 Rising Stars.  In 2015, Thompson was named 2015 Most Influential Women in Wireless “Woman to Watch” by FierceWireless. 

Prior to joining CCA, Thompson worked as an Associate for Patton Boggs LLP.  With more than 15 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, Thompson has represented communications companies and technology vendors in regulatory, transactional, policy, bankruptcy and general corporate proceedings before the FCC, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice, the FTC and other state and federal agencies. 

Thompson is a graduate of Drexel University and received a law degree from Catholic University. 

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