Washington, DC Federal Communications Commission/National Security Associate

Photograph of the Lincoln Memorial with reflecting pool in the foreground, Washington DC
$365,000 - $435,000
1700 K Street NW
Fifth Floor
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Wilson Sonsini seeks a mid- or senior-level Federal Communications Commission (FCC) associate to join our growing regulatory practice working with some of the most exciting and innovative companies in the regulated telecommunications sector and covering a wide range of issues from classic FCC regulation to trade and security concerns. 

We represent new space companies, service providers, device makers, investors and others on business and regulatory issues in the purchase and sale of FCC-regulated properties, as well as on critical FCC proceedings affecting their businesses.  Candidates should have experience advising commercial space companies before the FCC, as well as with telecommunications regulatory work more broadly. 

The candidate should also have an interest in national security matters, including but not limited to Team Telecom, CFIUS, anti-money laundering, sanctions, export controls, government contracts, and/or international trade.  Preferred location is Washington DC.  Other Wilson Sonsini office locations may be considered for exceptional candidates.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary range of $365,000 – $435,000, based on year classification.
  • Discretionary merit bonuses may also be awarded.
  • Our benefits include:
    • Monthly wellness reimbursements
    • 24/7 emotional and behavioral health support and virtual counseling
    • Healthcare coverage for you and your same- or opposite-sex spouse/domestic partner and children up to age 26
    • Family-building benefits including IVF, adoption, surrogacy, and egg-freezing
    • Paid parental leave
    • Parenting support concierge and telemedicine
    • Parents and caregivers resource group
    • Career coaching for working parents
    • In-home and center-based back-up childcare
    • Tutoring and college coach for older children
    • Health Savings Accounts with firm contribution
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • 401(k) retirement plan
    • Pretax commuter and parking benefits
    • Basic and supplemental life insurance
    • Short and long-term disability
    • Voluntary long term care insurance
    • Voluntary critical illness, hospitalization, and accident insurance
    • Voluntary ID theft protection
    • Voluntary pet insurance
    • Medicare consulting
    • Firm-paid CLE, bar review fees, and bar dues
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