Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-California, has appointed an openly gay former Federal Communications Commission and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld attorney with ties to conservative legal groups to the House general counsel post.

Matthew Berry spent just over a year at Akin Gump after leaving the FCC, where he worked for more than a decade and a half. His prior work includes a stint as staff attorney at the Institute for Justice, a failed congressional campaign bid and high-profile clerkships under conservative judges.

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