Madeleine V. Findley (CIPP/US) is a partner in the firm’s Communications, Internet, and Technology and Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practices. She has experience in an array of complex, high-visibility communications policy matters, including net neutrality, broadband privacy, infrastructure deployment, and communications network regulation. While serving at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Ms. Findley counseled on a portfolio of competition-related issues, including network interconnection, broadband deployment, merger reviews, and VoIP services.
Prior to joining the firm in 2021, Ms. Findley was US privacy counsel for a large multinational medical device manufacturer. With an emphasis on HIPAA, CCPA, TCPA, and data breach notification laws, Ms. Findley served as legal advisor to a global privacy program. This included program building and implementation, privacy counseling, and privacy incident response. She also supported cross-functional shared services and acted as strategic advisor to commercial legal teams.
Ms. Findley served at the FCC from 2014 to 2018. During that time, she held roles as a Deputy Bureau Chief in the Wireline Competition Bureau, and an Associate General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel. At the Commission, she worked on matters relating to broadband competition and deployment, net neutrality, universal service, privacy, inmate calling services, technology transitions, and wireline transactions.
Before joining the FCC, Ms. Findley was in private practice. She advised wireline, wireless, over-the-top, and cloud service providers; undersea cable systems; and broadband internet access providers on communications, privacy, cybersecurity, merger review, and domestic and international regulatory strategy and compliance before federal agencies and courts.