Michael Fitch has over 40 years of experience in wireless, international, infrastructure and other telecommunications regulatory areas. Mr. Fitch advises clients on a wide range of issues in these areas.
Mr. Fitch began his career at the Federal Communications Commission, where he advanced from staff attorney to Bureau Chief and Senior Legal and International Advisor to the Chairman. He also served as a Presidential Exchange Executive from the FCC to the Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Pittsburgh for one year.
He moved to the U.S. Department of State, where he was an Office Director and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Communications and Information Policy Bureau. He led U.S. delegations to Inmarsat, Intelsat, and International Telecommunication Union meetings.
Mr. Fitch then became the Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Spectrum Management at Hughes Communications, part of Hughes Electronics in Los Angeles. While at Hughes, he was a member of the Board of Directors and the Chairman of the Board of the Satellite Industry Association. When Hughes Space and Communications was acquired by Boeing, he continued his telecommunications responsibilities as well as new programs involving Homeland Security. While at Boeing, he was Vice President of the U.S. ITU Association.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael T. N. Fitch