Harold Feld

Harold Feld
Senior Vice President
Public Knowledge

Harold is Public Knowledge’s Legal Director. He is responsible for managing and mentoring PK’s growing legal team and acting as lead attorney for issues before the Federal Communications Commission and the courts. He is also lead attorney for the Public Interest Spectrum Coalition, of which PK is a proud member.

Before becoming Legal Director at Public Knowledge, Harold worked as Senior Vice President of Media Access Project, advocating for the public interest in media, telecommunications and technology policy for almost 10 years. Prior to joining MAP, Feld was an associate at Covington & Burling, worked on Freedom of Information Act, Privacy Act, and accountability issues at the Department of Energy, and clerked for the D.C. Court of Appeals. He received his B.A. from Princeton University, and his J.D. from Boston University Law School. Harold also writes Tales of the Sausage Factory, a progressive blog on media and telecom policy. In 2007, Illinois Senator Dick Durbin praised him and his blog for “[doing] a lot of great work helping people understand how FCC decisions affect people and communities on the ground.”

Recent Events

July 16, 2014

ITIF will host a discussion of how telecom's foundational elements will change with the IP Transition.

March 2, 2010

ITIF event discussing a new report that explains how mobile networks are changing.

September 9, 2008

ITIF calls for an end, or at least a serious de-escalation, of the conflict.