While the Biden administration has been slow to appoint the key decisionmakers at agencies overseeing technology issues, a handful of people are on the inside track to lead them. By and large, these likely appointees do not have direct ties to Big Tech companies and have advocated for tougher measures against the industry. Many also previously served in the Obama administration and fall in the progressive camp.
Anna M. Gomez, who served as the deputy assistant secretary for communications and information at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) since 2009, has joined Wiley Rein in its Washington office as a partner in the communications practice. Gomez will assume a senior leadership role in the firm’s Telecommunications Group. “We […]