Robert M. McDowell

Partner

I have worked throughout my career to advance innovation and investment in the technology, media and telecom industries.

+1 202 842 7862
rmcdowell@cooley.com

Rob McDowell advises telecommunications, media and technology clients on their most significant regulatory, legal and business matters. As a former commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and a highly regarded industry leader, Rob has been at the forefront of the most complex and groundbreaking issues facing telecommunications.

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Education

  • William & Mary Law School
    JD, Order of the Barristers, 1990

  • Duke University
    BA, cum laude, 1985


Admissions & Credentials

Virginia

District of Columbia

Memberships

  • Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy, Board of Visitors

  • McLean Project for the Arts, Former Chairman and Board Member

  • The Hudson Institute, Senior Fellow

  • The Potomac School, Board of Directors

Rankings & Accolades

    Consumer Electronics Association: Digital Patriot Award

    Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association: Chair Award

    Legal 500: Telecom and Broadcast

    Media Institute: Freedom of Speech Award

    Minority, Media and Telecom Council (MMTC): Everett C. Parker Award

    National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters: Power of Urban Radio Award

    Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal and Economic Policy Studies: Jerry B. DuVall Public Service Award

    Sports Fan Coalition: Most Valuable Policymaker

Contact

+1 202 842 7862 office
+1 202 842 7899 fax
rmcdowell@cooley.com

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004