Lawyer profile for USA 2021
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Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite - District of Columbia
"Exceptionally smart and thoughtful, and he is a phenomenal writer." "He's one of the strongest advocates I've ever met: incredibly smart and very knowledgeable about broadband issues."
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JON NUECHTERLEIN, a partner and co-leader of Sidley’s Telecom and Internet Competition practice, focuses on telecommunications law, antitrust, and appellate litigation. He rejoined the firm in 2016 after serving as General Counsel of the Federal Trade Commission. Jon’s extensive government experience also includes positions as Deputy General Counsel of the Federal Communications Commission, as Assistant to the Solicitor General, and as law clerk to D.C. Circuit Judge Stephen Williams and Supreme Court Justice David Souter. He is the author (with Phil Weiser) of a widely cited treatise on telecommunications law and policy.
The Best Lawyers in America named Jon as the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Communications Law in Washington, D.C. The publication quotes clients who describe him as “incredibly smart” and “an excellent writer and oral advocate, particularly when it comes to taking complex legal, economic, and technical concepts and translating them into plain English.” Jon is also listed in Band 1 for Telecom, Broadcast and Satellite in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2017, 2018, and 2019).