As Executive Vice President of Federal Regulatory Relations, Joan Marsh is responsible for the company’s regulatory priorities at the FCC, FTC, NTIA and all other federal departments and agencies promulgating regulations affecting AT&T.
Most recently, Joan was Executive Vice President of Regulatory & State External Affairs, responsible for federal regulatory relations, the state external and legislative affairs regions and the national regulatory organization supporting AT&T Communications. Prior to that, in 2016, Joan was named Senior Vice President of Federal Regulatory, with responsibility for managing all of AT&T’s interests before the Federal Communications Commission and related policy arenas. In 2007, Joan was named Vice President of Federal Regulatory, with responsibility for AT&T’s wireless, spectrum and public safety regulatory affairs. From 1997 to 1999, she served as 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, Joan 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 and upon graduation was a law clerk for the Honorable Edward Rafeedie of the US District Court for Central District of California, Los Angeles. Joan received a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1986.