FCC General Counsel Schlick To Step Down

Law360, New York (May 25, 2012, 7:31 PM EDT) -- Federal Communications Commission general counsel Austin Schlick will step down from the post in mid-June and be replaced by his current deputy, Sean Lev, the regulator said Friday.

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said that Schlick, the FCC's general counsel since 2009, had prevailed in 90 percent of the court cases challenging FCC orders while serving as the regulator's top legal advisor.

“Having known Austin Schlick for many years, I had very high expectations when he joined as general counsel. Austin exceeded those expectations in every way,”...
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