Mary Ellen Burns

Mary Ellen Burns is an attorney whose areas of interest/expertise encompass telecommunications, communications, energy, antitrust, and environmental law. She is especially interested in competitive markets in telecom and energy as well as in the impact of new communications technologies and the regulation of communications industries on democracy. She has been an Assistant Attorney General in the New York Attorney General’s Office. She served at the Federal Communications Commission during the Clinton Administration. She is a graduate of Harvard University and New York University School of Law. In addition to the areas of expertise and interest mentioned, she recently examined voting issues in New York in the wake of new federally-imposed obligations. She resides in New York City.