Thomas L. Siebert
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Ambassador Thomas Siebert concentrates his practice in the international and domestic telecommunications/information technology business sectors. The range of his practice includes legislative and regulatory counseling, government affairs and federal marketing, transactional advice involving mergers and acquisitions, and formation and financing of joint ventures and strategic alliances, particularly in "convergence" technologies designed to advance new telecommunications applications.

Having worked to advance new entrants and competitive businesses into the telecommunications/IT mix, Ambassador Siebert has also participated in ownership, management, and operation of various telecommunications businesses and brings a broad range of corporate experience in legal, operational, and financial areas.

CONCENTRATION

  • Telecommunications and emerging technologies
  • International business transactions and business combinations
  • Administrative and regulatory law
  • Public policy (federal)

RELATED EXPERIENCE

  • U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, 1994-1998
    • Chairman, International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference, 1998
      • ITU is the United Nations' specialized agency devoted to telecommunications matters and is the highest decision-making body made up of representatives of governments belonging to an international treaty-making organization
      • Responsible for chairing plenary session and the Conference Steering Committee, maintaining control of meetings, working closely with the ITU's Secretary General and staff

    PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

    • Board of Visitors, Georgetown University Law Center
    • Member, Federal Communications Bar Association
    • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association

    EDUCATION

    • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1972
    • B.A., Georgetown University, 1968

    ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

    • District of Columbia
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
    • Supreme Court of the United States
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