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J. Roger Wollenberg, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Communications and Media, Civil Practice.


Wollenberg, J. Roger was born on May 1, 1919 in New York City. Son of Harry Lincoln and Gertrude (Arnstein) Wollenberg.


Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Berkeley, 1939;Bachelor of Laws, University of California at Berkeley, 1942.


Worked at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering (Washington, DC) specializing in Administrative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Appellate Practice, Aviation and Aerospace, Bankruptcy, Banks and Banking, Business Law, Civil Practice, Communications and Media, Computer and Software, Constitutional Law, Consumer Law, Corporate Law, Criminal Law, Election, Campaign and Political Law, Employee Benefits, Energy, Environmental Law, Finance, General Practice, Government Contracts, Government, Insurance, Intellectual Property, International Trade, International Law, Investments, Litigation, Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Natural Resources, Occupational Safety and Health, Products Liability, Regulatory Law, RICO, Securities, Taxation, Toxic Torts, Transportation and White Collar Crime. Admitted to the bar, 1946, California. 1954, District of Columbia.

Editor-in-Chief, California Law Review. Clerk to Justice William O. Douglas, United States. Supreme Court, October Term, 1946.

Assistant General Counsel for Litigation, Federal Communications Commission, 1952-1954. Assistant Chief, Appellate Section, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice, 1949-1952. President, Federal Communications Bar Association, 1965-1966.

Delegate, American Bar Association House of Delegates, 1967-1971. Chair, Advisory Committee on Procedure, D.C. Circuit, 1988-1990. Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering has a diverse national and international regulatory, commercial, legislative, and civil and criminal litigation practice.

With offices in Washington, Baltimore, London, Brussels, and Berlin, the firm is able to meet the needs of its clients in matters involving issues of state, federal, international, or European Union law.


  • Bar: California 1946, District of Columbia 1954.


Member Falls Church (Virginia) School Board, 1960-1971, chairman, 1962-1970. Member city council City of Falls Church, 1982-1988. Chairman advisory committee on procedures, United States Court Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 1988-1990.

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Federal Communications Commission Bar Association (president 1965-1966), American Bar Association (house of deals 1967-1971).


Married Patricia Son of Albright, January 2, 1948. Children: Christopher, Meredith, Pamela, Peter, Edward.

Harry Lincoln Wollenberg

Albright Wollenberg

Gertrude (Arnstein) Wollenberg

Patricia Son of Albright

Christopher Wollenberg

Meredith Wollenberg

Pamela Wollenberg

Peter Wollenberg

Edward Wollenberg