David A. Irwin
July 28, 2015

irwinDavid A. Irwin is ArMel Scientifics Center for Technology & Public Policy Research Associate on Teletechnology Law and Policy and on Cybersecurity Studies. He provides legal counsel to international and US telecommunications companies and his current work includes projects in legal and policy aspects of cybersecurity as well as aircraft and maritime telecommunications.

From 2003 to 2011 Counselor Irwin served as Director and Distinguished Lecturer at the Institute for Communications Law at the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, where he supervised the training of attorneys specializing in communications industry law and policy, the conduct of research projects on communications industry regulation, and the editing and publication of scholarly articles in the telecommunications law journal CommLaw Conspectus.

Counselor Irwin has held key staff policy positions at the United States Federal Communications Commission’s Common Carrier Bureau (now the Wireline Competition Bureau), including Deputy Chief of Policy, Chief of Program Evaluation Staff and Special Counsel to the Chief of the Bureau. He has also served as Adjunct Professor of Law at the Columbus School of Law and was founding partner of the Washington, DC, law firm Irwin, Campbell & Tannenwald, PC. Counselor Irwin earned his doctorate in law at American University in Washington, DC.

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