Randolph May

Randolph May
Free State Foundation

Randolph J. May is President of The Free State Foundation, an independent, non-profit free market-oriented think tank. Before entering the think tank world, he practiced communications, administrative, and regulatory law as a partner at major national law firms. He served as Assistant General Counsel and Associate General Counsel at the Federal Communication Commission from 1978 to 1981. Mr. May has held numerous leadership positions in bar associations, including Chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice and member of the ABA’s House of Delegates. He has written regular columns on regulatory affairs for Legal Times and the National Law Journal. He has published more than one hundred twenty-five articles and essays on communications, administrative and constitutional law topics. Additionally, Mr. May is the editor of the book, New Directions in Communications Policy, published by Carolina Academic Press in 2009, and is the co-editor of two books, Net Neutrality or Net Neutering: Should Broadband Internet Services Be Regulated? and Communications Deregulation and FCC Reform. Mr. May is an adjunct professor of law at George Mason University School of Law. He received his law degree from Duke Law School.

Recent Events

June 1, 2010

What's next for net neutrality after the DC Circuit's ruling in Comcast v. FCC? A panel of experts will discuss the options at an event co-sponsored by ITIF and Free State Foundation.