Jay Chauhan, Senior Counsel and Executive Director
Mr. Chauhan is an attorney with more than 15 years of work experience in the telecommunications and technology industries. He specializes in wireless spectrum policy, public safety, broadband funding, and technology issues. His diverse background and skill set allows him to help clients on a wide range of projects.
A significant portion of his practice includes performing regulatory and legal analysis and work to high-tech wireless sector clients and federal government agencies. This includes monitoring and tracking the development and implementation of spectrum policy at federal, legislative and independent regulatory agencies including the White House, President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, the White House Office of Management and Budget, the Office of Science and Technology Policy, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and wireless technology, regulatory, and business developments including wireless spectrum auctions, spectrum sharing frameworks, and spectrum demand forecasts.
He represents industry clients before the FCC, NTIA, the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), Congress, and other federal and state agencies. His work includes preparing and filing responses to FCC, NTIA and other governmental proceedings. He also prepares and files telecommunications regulatory reporting.
Mr. Chauhan also works with clients on press and social media strategy and implementation. He has drafted white papers, press releases, opinion pieces, blog posts, and other materials for both internal and external client use. He has co-authored a paper on current topics in the information society published in Trends in Telecommunication Reform, an International Telecommunications Union publication.
Prior to joining FTI, he worked in the Information Technology sector developing and managing solutions in the insurance sector.
Mr. Chauhan is a graduate of Boston University School of Law where he served as the Executive Editor of the Science and Technology Law Journal. He is admitted to the bar in Pennsylvania. He received a M.S. in I.S. from Drexel University and a B.B.A. in I.S. from The George Washington University.