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Name: Martin, Kevin
Current Position: Former Chairman
Kevin Martin has served as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission from March 2005, until the end of the administration of George W. Bush. and as a Republican commissioner from July 2001. Martin received a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a master’s in public policy from Duke University and a JD from Harvard Law School.
After completing law school, Martin was a judicial clerk for US District Court Judge William M. Hoeveler in Miami, FL. He then joined the Washington, DC law firm of Wiley, Rein & Fielding as an associate. Martin later served in the Office of the Independent Counsel and as an advisor to FCC Commissioner Harold Furchtgott-Roth.
Martin held the post of deputy general counsel for the Bush campaign in 2000 and served on the Bush-Cheney Transition Team. He served in the White House as a special assistant to the President for economic policy before being nominated to serve on the FCC.
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