University of Colorado Law School
Phil Weiser is a professor of law and telecommunications at the University of Colorado. At CU, he has worked to establish a national center of excellence in telecommunications and technology law, founding the Journal on Telecommunications & High Technology Law and the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship as well as writing and teaching in the areas of competition policy, innovation policy, and Internet policy. Over the last ten years, Phil has co-authored two books: Digital Crossroads: American Telecommunications Policy in the Internet Age (MIT Press 2005) and Telecommunications Law and Policy (Carolina Academic Press 2006), numerous articles (in both law journals and publications such as the Washington Post and Foreign Affairs), and has testified before both houses of Congress. He currently serves as a co-Chair of the Colorado Innovation Council and served as the lead agency reviewer for the Federal Trade Commission as part of the 2008 Presidential Transition.
Prior to joining the CU faculty, Phil served as senior counsel to the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division at the United States Department of Justice, advising him primarily on telecommunications matters. Before his appointment at the Justice Department, Phil served as a law clerk to Justices Byron R. White and Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the United States Supreme Court and to Judge David Ebel at the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Phil graduated with high honors from both the New York University School of Law and Swarthmore College.
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