Kathleen Q. Abernathy

Kathleen Q. Abernathy

Kathleen Q. Abernathy recently returned to Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP as special counsel. She was previously elected to the Board of Directors of Frontier Communications as an independent director in 2006 following her term as a Commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission from 2001 to 2005.  In 2010 she joined the company as Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President, Regulatory and Governmental Affairs. Prior to her term as an FCC Commissioner, Ms. Abernathy worked for a number of different telecommunications companies and law firms.  She has received numerous awards in recognition of her professional accomplishments and has taught as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center and Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law. She received her B.S. from Marquette University and her J.D. from Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law.



Fifth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference

Fifth Annual Executive Branch Review Conference

The Mayflower Hotel
Washington, DC 20036
Speakers:
Topics: Federalism & Separation of Powers
Sponsors:
How to Regulate the Internet

How to Regulate the Internet

Federalist Society Review, Volume 18

Note from the Editor: This article traces the history of the FCC’s approach to regulating...

Topics: Telecommunications & Electronic Media