Future Publishing Limited Quay House, The Ambury, Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key position in his Administration: John Chase Johnson of Oklahoma, to be the Inspector General at the Federal Communications Commission. A native of Oklahoma, Johnson holds a BA in history from Duke University and a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law. 10.1m Followers, 185 Following, 32 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Chase Hudson (@lilhuddy) Make sure you don't miss any Law360 breaking news. 83.8k Followers, 164 Following, 32 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from (@chaserolison) Future Publishing Limited Quay House, The Ambury, Please see our Privacy Policy. from the University of Virginia School of Law. He has made the state of Oklahoma very proud in his past roles, including his service in the United States Marine Corps, and I know he will continue to in this new position.”. He also serves as a Major and Military Judge in the US Marine Corps Reserves. John Chase Johnson practices commercial litigation, government contracts Trump nominee would replace current FCC IG David Hunt President Donald Trump has tapped a Covington & Burling LLP attorney to serve as inspector general of the Federal Communications Commission. He clerked for Judge Edith Clement of the Fifth Circuit and Judge Victor Wolski of the Court of Federal Claims. Johnson is an attorney at Covington & Burling LLP, where he practices in the commercial litigation and government contracts groups. Visit our corporate site. The President signaled to Congress Wednesday (Jan. 8) that he would be submitting Chase's nomination, which must be confirmed by the Senate. 727 Chicago Avenue Please see our Privacy Policy. https://www.law360.com/telecom/articles/1232520/trump-taps-covington-atty-for-fcc-inspector-general President Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate John Chase Johnson of Oklahoma, to be the Inspector General at the Federal Communications Commission. Please refresh the page and try again. Those include USDA-funded rural deployment programs and the FCC's Universal Service Fund. ), Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and, I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email. © Receive news and offers from our other brands? Click here to login, © 2020, Portfolio Media, Inc. About | Contact Us | Legal Jobs | Careers at Law360 | Advertise with Law360 | Terms | Privacy Policy | Cookie Settings | Help | Site Map, Enter your details below and select your area(s) of interest to stay ahead of the curve and receive Law360's daily newsletters, Email (NOTE: Free email domains not supported). The Senate Commerce Committee will combine (back-to-back) an executive session bill markup and a nomination hearing March 11, both featuring communications-related elements. Chase has 8 jobs listed on their profile. Following that markup, the committee will hold a nomination hearing for, among others, Chase Johnson, as inspector general of the Federal Communications Commission. Multichannel News is part of Future plc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. He clerked for Judge Edith Clement of the Fifth Circuit and Judge Victor Wolski of the Court of Federal Claims. 26.6M Fans. Benton Institute President Trump has signaled his plan to name John Chase Johnson to serve as inspector general of the FCC. Before joining the firm, Johnson was in the Marine Corps including deployment in Afghanistan, a point the White House made in announcing the nomination.