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GreggPrior to joining the faculty, Donna Gregg served in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy as the senior policy advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to the 2007 World Radiocommunication Conference. In addition, she has been chief of the Federal Communications Commission Media Bureau and vice president of legal and regulatory affairs and general counsel of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Prior to entering public service, she was a partner at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Wiley, Rein & Fielding, where her practice focused on business, regulatory, and government relations representation of media and communications companies.

Professor Gregg is a member of the American Law Institute and a Senior Adjunct Fellow of the Free State Foundation. She has also chaired committees of both the American Bar Association Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice and the Federal Communications Bar Association. A graduate of Duke University School of Law, she has been a member of its extended faculty and its Board of Visitors. Professor Gregg received her undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Michigan and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
At CUA, Professor Gregg is Director of the Institute for Communications Law Studies and teaches and publishes in the areas of telecommunications law and policy and administrative law.


Research and Writing

The FCC’s Barrier Study: Back to the Future of Media and Media Ownership?”  Perspectives from FSF Scholars, Vol. 7, No. 20 (Aug. 10, 2012).
“The Future of Media Report: When Future Success Requires Abandoning Past Regulatory Failures,” Perspectives from FSF Scholars, Vol. 6, No. 18 (Aug. 5, 2011).

In Her Words ...

"For over three decades, CUA’s law school has prepared students for leadership roles in the dynamic field of telecommunications law. It is my goal to continue providing classroom, externship, and research opportunities so future graduates can help harness the power of telecomm technology to transform lives for the better."

– Donna Coleman Gregg



Office: 418 Law School
The Catholic University of America
3600 John McCormack Rd., NE
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Phone: 202-319-6299



  • Telecommunications Law, Policy and Core Technologies
  • Administrative Law


Duke University School of Law  

University of Michigan 


Areas of Expertise

  • Communications Law
  • Electronic Mass Media Policy and Regulation


  • Partner, Wiley, Rein & Fielding, Washington, D.C.
  • Co-chair, ABA Section of Administrative Law Communications Law Committee
  • Senior Adjunct Fellow, the Free State Foundation