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Ross Slutsky advises technology companies and financial institutions on domestic and international regulatory, corporate, and litigation issues spanning the communications, media, technology, privacy, and cybersecurity sectors. He particularly focuses on spectrum management issues for emerging and established wireless and satellite applications; TMT investment guidance for private equity firms and venture capital funds; and data management/surveillance law compliance for various tech enterprises.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Ross interned in the FCC’s Wireline Bureau, focusing on Open Internet, service classification, and transactional matters. He previously spent time at the Center for Democracy & Technology, engaging with surveillance, encryption, copyright, and consumer privacy issues. He also interned at Voice of America, where he coordinated with technical personnel to aid dissidents in circumventing censorship efforts by authoritarian regimes.
During law school, Ross founded Students for Technological Progress, a pro bono organization that works with leading technology policy think tanks to advance the interests of underrepresented populations. During college, he obtained a graduate certificate in Digital Scholarship & Media Studies, and wrote his thesis on Netflix and the emerging SVOD marketplace.
Awards and Affiliations
IAPP, Certified Information Privacy Professional–United States
Founder, Students for Technological Progress
Member, Federal Communications Bar Association
Penn Law Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service
Toll Public Interest Center Legacy Award
Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition Summer Fellowship Recipient
Fellow, Internet Law & Policy Foundry
District of Columbia
University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2016, J.D., Wharton Certificate in Management, cum laude