Ethan Lucarelli

Ethan Lucarelli

Chief, Office of International Affairs
Federal Communications Commission

Ethan Lucarelli is Chief of the Federal Communications Commission’s Office of International Affairs (OIA). The Office is responsible for leading the Commission’s international activities, including treaty negotiations, bilateral and multilateral engagements, cross border frequency coordination, and participation in international standard-setting activities. The Office is also responsible for licensing of international telecommunications services and application of the agency’s rules on foreign ownership.  Prior to OIA, Ethan served in the office of FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, where he advised the Chairwoman on wireless and international matters.  Previously he served as the Chairwoman’s Wireless and Public Safety legal advisor.  He joined the Chairwoman’s office from the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau.  Prior to the FCC, Ethan was Director of Regulatory & Public Policy for a global satellite communications company.  He began his legal career as an attorney in the Telecommunications, Media, and Technology group at a Washington, D.C. law firm.  Ethan also is a Professorial Lecturer in Law at the George Washington University Law School, teaching courses in Telecommunications Law and Scholarly Writing.  Ethan earned his JD with highest honors from the George Washington University Law School and a Bachelor of Science in Communications from the University of Illinois.  He lives with his wife Victoria in Alexandria, Virginia.

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