Kathleen Wallman is president of Wallman Consulting, LLC, a telecommunications and technology policy consulting firm. She is also a visiting research professor in the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Communication, Culture and Technology Program at Georgetown University.
Wallman was appointed by Federal Communications Commission Chairman William Kennard in 1999 to chair the National Coordinating Committee on public safety spectrum, and served as chief of the Common Carrier Bureau at the FCC. She was deputy assistant to the President for economic policy, and chief of staff and counselor to the National Economic Council in the White House. She was also deputy counsel to the President, Office of White House Counsel. Wallman was a partner in the law firm Arnold & Porter and was a law clerk to Judge Laurence Silberman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and to Judge Pauline Newman of the Federal Circuit.
She holds a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a M.S. from Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service.