Scott Deutchman is U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Telecommunications in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Between January and July 2009, Scott served at the Federal Communications Commission as Acting Senior Legal Advisor on broadband policy to then-Acting Chairman Michael J. Copps. Scott joined Commissioner Copps’ office in April 2006 as Legal Advisor for competition and universal service issues. He spent several years in the private sector working for the law firm of Hogan & Hartson L.LP. and for LMG, a public affairs firm. He also served as a Democratic Counsel to the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary. Scott received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his Bachelor of Science degree with honors from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations.
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