FCC Taps Geoffrey Starks as New Commissioner After Clyburn Retirement

In April 2018 we reported that Democrat Mignon L. Clyburn announced that she will be stepping down from her position as a commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”). The favored successor was FCC Enforcement Bureau Assistant Chief Geoffrey Starks, a Yale law graduate, who has been with the agency since 2015. The insider appeal was furthered by the fact that issues before the agency...