Adam Michael Copeland

Professorial Lecturer in Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052

Adam Copeland is an Attorney-Advisor in the Competition Policy Division of the Wireline Competition Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), where he acts as division counsel in rulemaking and transaction proceedings relating to broadband competition and Internet access. Mr. Copeland joined the FCC in 2012 as an Attorney-Advisor in the Policy Division of the Media Bureau, where he worked on cable and broadcast rulemaking and adjudicatory proceedings. Prior to joining the FCC, Mr. Copeland spent five years in private practice representing cable, broadcast, and trade association clients in a variety of proceedings before the FCC and the United States Copyright Office. Mr. Copeland is an active member of the FCBA, annually serving as a subcommittee co-chair of the FCBA’s charity auction and as a judge of the FCBA’s moot court competition. He earned his JD with high honors from GW Law, where he was Order of the Coif, an Associate on The George Washington International Law Review, and a two-time finalist of the National Telecommunications Moot Court competition.


BA, George Washington University; JD, The George Washington University