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FCC’s Mignon Clyburn Gets New Chief of Staff

kronenbergFollowing FCC’s recent appointment of Rick Kaplan as chief counsel and senior legal adviser, Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn announced Angela Kronenberg will take on Kaplan’s duties as chief of staff.

Kronenberg was formerly Clyburn’s wireline legal adviser on media and consumer issues and provided advice to the commissioner on a wide variety of wireline, broadband, and universal service matters.

She will be replaced by Eloise Gore, who will move from the FCC’s Media Bureau. Gore has served as associate chief to the bureau since 2008.

Prior to joining the commissioner, Angie served as special counsel in the spectrum & competition policy division of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Before coming to the FCC, she practiced telecommunications and media law in the Washington, D.C., office of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. She holds a J.D. from the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

On Kaplan’s departure from the office, Clyburn said, “Rick was instrumental in my Senate confirmation process and shaping my office during my first eleven months at the commission.”

She added: “He has provided excellent counsel, and I am grateful for his commitment to our mission, his tireless work, and his leadership. While Rick will be sorely missed in this office, I am thrilled that the Commission will continue to benefit from his great intellect and dedication to public service.”

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