Bachelor, New School for Social Research, 1985; Master of Arts in Media Studies, New School for Social Research, 1987; Juris Doctor, University of Pennsylvania, 1989.
Worked at Burch & Cronauer, P.C. (Washington, DC) specializing in General and Administrative Practice in the areas of Corporate, Arbitration, Government Contracts, Construction, Antitrust, International Transactions and Trade, Civil Litigation, Labor/Employment, Communications and Intellectual Property Law, Domestic Relations, Constitutional, Rule 11 Sanctions and Military Law. Admitted to the bar, 1990, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia, United States. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, United States.
District Court, District of Columbia and United States. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Phi Delta Phi. Member: Knights Templar.
Mensa Society. Recipient, FCC's Special Service Award. Special Projects Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 1988-1989. Editorial Advisory Board, Federal Communications Law Journal.
Author: "The Fairness Doctrine: A Solution in Search of a Problem," Federal Communication Law Journal, 1994. "Copyright & Reproduction Rights," Art & Design Magazine, 1993. Textbook, How To Read Copy, Bonus Books & Broadcasting Magazine Books, 1990.
Motion Picture Treatment, "Good Morning, Vietnam!" Touchstone Pictures, 1988. Faculty, New School for Social Research and Free Lance Broadcaster, 1979-1986. Clerk, Federal Communications Commission for Commissioner Patricia Diaz Dennis.
News Anchor, Television Station WIMA, 1966-1968. Program Director and Production Manager, Television Station WRFT, 1968-1973. Senior Management Consultant, Raymar Associates, 1973.
Manager, Radio Station WFIR, 1973-1975. Principle, Adrian Cronauer Advertising Agency, 1976-1979. Of Counsel, Weadon & Associates, 1991-1992.
Associate Attorney, LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MaCrae, 1990-1991. Member: Bar Association of the District of Columbia. Federal and American Bar Associations.
Federal Communications Bar Association. Republican Lawyers Association. Burch & Cronauer, P.C. is a Washington, D.C. based law firm, established in 1990, serving a national and international clientele.
Located close to most federal agencies in the prime downtown area, the firm serves large corporations on specialized matters, small to medium sized domestic and foreign businesses, a variety of non-profit entities and individuals. Lawyers in the firm practice before all federal courts and agencies and are members of various state bars.
Cronauer is a member of Mensa and a "lifelong card-carrying Republican", having taken an "active role" in both Bob Dole's 1996 unsuccessful presidential campaign and George W. Bush's 2004 successful presidential re-election campaign.
Married Melba Jeane Steppe, October 18, 1980.