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Tom Johnson Jr. has joined Wiley Rein as co-chair of its appellate practice alongside Claire Evans following a three-year stint as general counsel of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, a job he left in January.

As general counsel, Johnson defended the commission’s “net neutrality” repeal in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia following the 2017 vote among the Republican-led commission and persuaded the U.S. Supreme Court to review rules that limit how many media outlets one entity can own in a given market, rules the court relaxed just days ago in a unanimous ruling.

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Dylan Jackson

Dylan Jackson writes about the business of law and race. He can be reached at [email protected] or 305-347-6677. On Twitter @DylanBJackson

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