General Counsel, Atlantic Media Company & President, National Journal Group
Bruce Gottlieb is the General Counsel of Atlantic Media Company, the parent company of National Journal. He was formerly Chief Counsel of the Federal Communications Commission, responsible for managing the agency’s overall policy agenda, and a senior advisor to Chairman Julius Genachowski and Commissioner Michael J. Copps. Before attending law school, he was a staff writer for Slate, where he originated the Explainer column, and he has written for publications including The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, and The New Republic. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, and began his legal career as a clerk for Judge David S. Tatel of the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.