ROBERT A. ANTHONY (1931-2011)is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at The Free State Foundation. Mr. Anthony is George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law Emeritus at George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia, where he specializes in administrative and regulatory law subjects. From 1964 to 1974, he was a professor of law at Cornell University Law School in Ithaca, New York, where he also served as Director of International Legal Studies. For the fall semester of 1994, Professor Anthony was a Fulbright lecturer at the faculty of law of Ljubljana University in Slovenia. He has lectured extensively in programs for foreign lawyers at the Southwestern Legal Foundation and the International Law Institute. Professor Anthony has headed two federal agencies. In 1973, on leave from Cornell, he served as the Director of the U. S. Office of Foreign Direct Investments. From 1974 to 1979 he was the Chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States. He practiced law in San Francisco from 1957 to 1964, and in Washington from 1979 to 1983. Mr. Anthony served from 1988 to 1991 as the Secretary of the American Bar Association's Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, and from 1991 to 1994 as a member of the Council of that Section. Mr. Anthony holds a B.A. degree from Yale, and law degrees from Oxford and Stanford.
KATHEE E. BAKER is the Communications and Events Coordinator for The Free State Foundation. She previously served as Director of Communications & Public Relations for the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD), where she oversaw branding, membership communications, public and media relations, publications, advertising, and web content development. Previously, Ms. Baker was an account executive for an association management firm, serving several national trade and professional associations in various capacities including strategic planning, communications, events management, administration, and membership recruitment and retention. Ms. Baker received a B.A. degree from Athens State University (formerly Athens College). She is a member of ASAE.
SETH L. COOPER is a Research Fellow at The Free State Foundation. He previously served as the Telecommunications and Information Technology Task Force Director at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), as a Washington State Supreme Court judicial clerk and as a state senate caucus staff counsel. He is an attorney, and he graduated from Seattle University School of Law with honors. Seth's work has appeared in such publications as the San Jose Mercury News, the Iowa Des Moines Register and the American Spectator.
RICHARD A. EPSTEIN is a Distinguished Adjunct Senior Scholar at The Free State Foundation. He is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law at New York University. He has also been the Peter and Kirstin Bedford Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution since 2000. Prior to joining the University of Chicago Law School faculty, Professor Epstein taught law at the University of Southern California from 1968 to 1972. He served as Interim Dean from February to June, 2001. He received an LL.D., h.c. from the University of Ghent, 2003. He has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1985 and a Senior Fellow of the Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago Medical School, also since 1983. He served as editor of the Journal of Legal Studies from 1981 to 1991, and of the Journal of Law and Economics from 1991-2001. At present he is a director of the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics. Professor Epstein is the author of numerous books, including Skepticism and Freedom: A Modern Case for Classical Liberalism; Principles for a Free Society: Reconciling Individual Liberty with the Common Good; Mortal Peril: Our Inalienable Rights to Health Care; Simple Rules for a Complex World; Bargaining With the State; Forbidden Grounds: The Case Against Employment Discrimination Laws; Takings: Private Property and the Power of Eminent Domain; and Modern Products Liability Law. He has written numerous articles on a wide range of legal and interdisciplinary subjects. Professor Epstein has taught courses in civil procedure, communications, constitutional law, contracts, corporations, criminal law, health law and policy, legal history, labor law, property, real estate development and finance, jurisprudence, labor law; land use planning, patents, individual, estate and corporate taxation, Roman Law; torts, and workers' compensation. He earned undergraduate degrees from Columbia College and Oxford University and received his LL.B. from Yale University.
DONNA COLEMAN GREGGis an Adjunct Senior Fellow with The Free State Foundation. Ms. Gregg is a member of the faculty of the Columbus School of Law of The Catholic University of America, where she is affiliated with the Institute for Communications Law Studies. Prior to entering academia, Ms. Gregg had a distinguished career in both public service and private practice. Most recently, she served at the White House Office of Science and Technology as Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to the 2007 World Radiocommunication Conference. She has served as Chief of the Federal Communications Commission's Media Bureau and as Vice President of Legal and Regulatory Affairs and General Counsel of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Ms. Gregg is a current co-chair of the Federal Communications Bar Association Law Journal Committee. She earned a B.A. degree with High Distinction from the University of Michigan and a J.D. degree from Duke University School of Law, where she is a member of the Board of Visitors.
JOSEPH KRAEMER is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at The Free State Foundation. Mr. Kraemer also currently holds the title of Director at LECG, LLC, a Washington, DC, consulting firm specializing in capital intensive industries undergoing structural change. He also serves on the faculties of the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and American University's Kogod Business School where he teaches e-commerce courses. He holds Ph.D. and Masters degrees from the University of Michigan and an MBA from George Washington University.
SARAH LEGGIN is a Legal Fellow at The Free State Foundation. Sarah is a graduate of American University's Washington College of Law. She was on the Editorial Board and was Articles Editor of the Administrative Law Review at the law school, and she previously served as a law clerk for FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell. Sarah is a graduate of Duke University. LAURIE J. MAY is Secretary-Treasurer of The Free State Foundation and an Adjunct Senior Fellow. Ms. May is a Project Director at the National Academy of Public Administration. Her recent Academy projects have involved management effectiveness and efficiency studies at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the National Institutes of Health. Ms. May previously served as the Director of the Organizational Management and Integrity Staff at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. As the Program Management Officer for the Superfund, solid waste, Brownfields, chemical emergency preparedness and prevention, oil spill, and underground storage tank programs, Ms. May directed a staff and provided organizational leadership and policy direction for the full range of management issues, including financial integrity, fraud prevention, organizational and management improvement, human resources management, audits, and ethics. She has served as a confidential management advisor to numerous Presidential appointees across EPA, and she received EPA's Excellence in Management Award. Ms. May is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Duke University.
RANDOLPH J. MAY is President of The Free State Foundation. Prior to founding The Free State Foundation, he served as a Senior Fellow and Director of Communications Policy Studies at the Progress and Freedom Foundation from October 1999-May 2006. From 1978 to 1981, Mr. May served as Assistant General Counsel and Associate General Counsel at the Federal Communication Commission, and he subsequently practiced communications and administrative law. He has held numerous leadership positions in bar associations. He is a member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association and past Chair of the ABA's Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. Mr. May is also a Public Member of the Administrative Conference of the United States. He writes on regulatory affairs for the National Law Journal. In addition, he is the author of one book and the editor or co-editor of four books on communications law and policy, and he has published more than one hundred and fifty articles and essays on communications, administrative and constitutional law topics. Mr. May is an adjunct professor of law at George Mason University School of Law. He received his B.A. from Duke University and his J.D. from Duke Law School, where he serves as a member of the Board of Visitors. He has a long list of publications in the legal and public policy fields. A list of Mr. May's long-running series of Legal Times and the National Law Journal columns on various constitutional, regulatory, and administrative law topics is here.
SOLVEIG SINGLETON is a lawyer and an Adjunct Senior Fellow with The Free State Foundation. She is the former director of information studies for the Cato Institute. She has also served as a senior technology analyst for the Competitive Enterprise Institute's Project on Technology and Innovation. Ms. Singleton also served as vice chair of publications for the Telecommunications and Electronic Media Practice Group of the Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies from 1996-1999. She is a frequent speaker at tech policy events and the author of many provocative articles on technology law and policy. Her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Wall Street Journal, and The Journal of Commerce, and other papers as well as in academic journals. She is the co-editor of two books, Regulators' Revenge (1998) and Economic Casualties (1999). Her undergraduate degree is from Reed College, where she majored in philosophy. She then graduated cum laude from Cornell Law School and worked for two years at a boutique telecommunications law firm.
DEBORAH TAYLOR TATE is a Distinguished Adjunct Senior Fellow at The Free State Foundation. She served as a member of the Federal Communications Commission from January 2006 - January 2009. Among her many responsibilities at the FCC, Tate served as Chair of both the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service and the Federal-State Joint Board on Jurisdictional Separations. As a Commissioner, Tate also participated at the international level in bilateral and multilateral negotiations, the 2008 World Radio Conference and the recent International Telecommunication Union Council in Geneva, Switzerland. She is an ITU World Telecommunication and Information Society Laureate. Tate is an Assistant Professor at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Prior to being appointed to the FCC, Tate, an attorney and mediator, served as a Chairman and Director of the Tennessee Regulatory Authority, overseeing state regulation of telecommunications, gas, electricity and water. She also formerly served as legal counsel and senior policy advisor to two Tennessee governors. Tate also served as a Director at Vanderbilt University's Institute on Public Policy.
GREGORY J. VOGT, a lawyer, is a Visiting Fellow at the Free State Foundation. Mr. Vogt is a former Deputy Chief of the FCC's Cable Services Bureau, and he also has served as Chief of the Tariff Division, Mobile Services Division, and Enforcement Division in the FCC's Common Carrier Bureau. Mr. Vogt received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Kansas University, and his J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University Law School, where he served as Executive Editor of the Northwestern University Law Review.
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