Meagan Sunn

Meagan Sunn
Tech and Telecom Counsel
House Committee on Small Business

Meagan M. Sunn is a technology and telecom advocate in Washington, D.C. Ms. Sunn currently serves as a professional staff member and tech/telecom counsel to Chairwoman Nydia Velázquez and the House Committee on Small Business.

Ms. Sunn has worked in technology and telecommunications policy in many capacities. Most recently, Meagan was in-house counsel at the Universal Service Administrative Company, which administers the FCC’s $10 billion Universal Service Fund, serving low income communities and rural America to close the digital divide. At the FCC, she clerked in the Office of Commissioner Mignon Clyburn and the Wireline Competition Bureau. In the private sector, Ms. Sunn has held law clerk positions in government relations and regulatory affairs at CTIA, representing the U.S. wireless industry, Comcast NBCUniversal, and VMware.

In law school, Ms. Sunn served as an associate on the Journal of Law and Technology at the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, and earned a Communications Policy Certificate from the Law and Technology Institute. She was also honored by the Multicultural, Media, Telecom, and Internet Council as an Earle K. Moore Fellow for her legal writing and advocacy on issues like the digital divide, multi-lingual emergency alerts, and minority media ownership.

Committed to service and social justice, Ms. Sunn served the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) as the National Director of Social Action and the Florida State Conference NAACP. She currently serves as Co-Chair of the Women In Government Relations, Tech Telecom and IP Taskforce, communications director at Congressional Tech Staff Association and secretary/director at Creative + Development, a minority women-owned 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to equipping underserved communities for careers in technology and digital media.

Recent Events and Presentations

September 26, 2019

ITIF hosted an expert panel discussion marking the release of a new report discussing the future of the federal government’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs and the role small businesses can play in driving innovation.