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Scott D. Delacourt

Scott D. Delacourt

Wiley Rein LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Scott advises clients on developing and implementing regulatory strategies, and represents them before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC). He has a broad range of experience in transactions; FTC/FCC investigations and enforcement; and wireless, telecom, and data privacy/security. Scott is chair of Wiley Rein’s FTC Practice Group.

Professional Experience

  • Deputy Bureau Chief (2004-2005) and Chief of Staff (2003-2004), Federal Communications Commission, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
  • Senior Counsel, Office of General Counsel (2002-2003) and Legal Advisor to the Wireless Bureau Chief (2001-2002), Federal Communications Commission
  • Adjunct Professor of Communications, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Institute for Communications Law Studies (2006-2007)


  • American Bar Association (ABA), Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice Section
    - Co-Chair, Communications Committee (2006-2014)
    - Co-Chair, Spring Regulatory Conference (April 2009)
  • Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA)
    - Co-Chair, FCBA/PLI Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation (2015-Present)
    - Served continuously in leadership positions since 1999, including on the Executive Committee, as Trustee & Secretary of the Foundation, and as a Co-Chair of the Wireless, Enforcement and Privacy Committees
  • The Federalist Society
    - Executive Committee, Telecommunications & Electronic Media Practice Group (2003-Present)
    - Chair, University of Michigan Law Alumni Chapter (2011-Present)

Named by The Legal 500 US a “recommended lawyer” in Telecom and Broadcast Regulatory Law (2017)
Named by Law360 as a Telecommunications MVP (2015)
Received 2015 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing

J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School
B.A., summa cum laude, Georgetown University; Phi Beta Kappa

Law Journals
Articles Editor, Michigan Technology and Telecommunications Law Review

Scott D. Delacourt is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation (35th Annual)
Live Seminar  Live Seminar 36th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation, Thursday, December 06, 2018, Washington, DC
37th Annual Institute on Telecommunications Policy & Regulation, Thursday, December 05, 2019, Washington, DC

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