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Telecom law expert returns to FCC

Gary Epstein ’68 is returning to the FCC as a senior advisor to the chairman and co-lead of the Incentive Auction Task Force. Epstein graduated from Lehigh with a B.S. in electrical engineering with honors and went on to receive his Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School, also with honors. He previously worked at the FCC as the Common Carrier Bureau Chief, the first head of the Digital Television Transition efforts, and chairman of the Industry Advisory Committee for the 1995 World Radio Communication Conference. Epstein is recognized as an expert in telecommunications law and worked for 25 years at Lantham and Watkins, founding and serving as the global chair of the communications practice group.

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