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Robert Malcolm McDowell

federal commissioner

Robert Malcolm McDowell, federal commissioner. Bar: Virginia 1990, United States District Court (eastern district) Virginia, United States Court Appeals DC (1st, 4th, and 5th circuit), United States Supreme Court. Member governor's advisory board Safe and Drug-Free Virginia, Virginia Board Contractors; chairman board McLean Project for Arts; counsel Bush-Cheney Florida Recount Team, 2000.

Background

McDowell, Robert Malcolm was born on June 13, 1963. Son of Herbert K. and Martha Louise (Shea) McDowell.

Education

AB cum laude, Duke University, 1985. Juris Doctor, College William and Mary.

Career

Chief legislation aide Virginia House of Delegates, 1985—1987. With Arter & Hadden, Washington, 1990—1993. Executive vice president, general council American Carriers Telecommunications Association, 1995—1999.

Senior vice president, assistant general counsel COMPTEL, 1999—2006. Commissioner Federal Communications Commission, since 2006. Member North American Numbering Council.

Board directors North American Numbering Plan Billing and Collection, Inc.

Achievements

  • Bar: Virginia 1990, United States District Court (eastern district) Virginia, United States Court Appeals DC (1st, 4th, and 5th circuit), United States Supreme Court.

Membership

Member governor's advisory board Safe and Drug-Free Virginia, Virginia Board Contractors. Chairman board McLean Project for Arts. Counsel Bush-Cheney Florida Recount Team, 2000.

Connections

Married Jennifer McDowell. 2 children.

father:
Herbert K. McDowell

mother:
Martha Louise (Shea) McDowell

spouse:
Jennifer McDowell