Joan Marsh

Executive Vice President and Chief Regulatory Officer, AT&T

Joan Marsh is responsible for managing AT&T’s engagement on regulatory matters in Washington, D.C. In this role, Ms. Marsh manages the team representing AT&T before the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission, as well as engagement on regulatory matters with Executive Branch Departments and Offices.

In 2017, Ms. Marsh was named Chief Regulatory and State External Affairs Officer, leading the Federal Regulatory, State External and Legislative Affairs, and National Regulatory teams supporting AT&T Communications. Prior to that, in 2016, Ms. Marsh was named SVP – Federal Regulatory after having served as VP – Federal Regulatory since 2007, where she directed the team responsible for AT&T’s wireless, spectrum and public safety regulatory affairs. From 1997 to 1999, she was the Senior Regional Attorney for AT&T in its Chicago offices, representing AT&T before various state public utilities commissions in the Midwest.

Prior to joining AT&T, Ms. Marsh spent five years as a trial litigator with the Chicago law firm of Kirkland & Ellis. She received a J.D. with Honors from the University of Southern California Law Center in Los Angeles in 1990. Ms. Marsh received a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1986.


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