June 15, 2017: Jessica Rosenworcel was nominated as a Commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Rosenworcel, of Connecticut, was previously an FCC Commissioner from 2012 to January, 2017. She was previously the Senior Communications Counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, working for U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller from 2009 to 2011, and for U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye in 2007 and 2008. Rosenworcel previously worked at the FCC from 1999 to 2007, working as a Legal Adviser and then Senior Legal Adviser for Commissioner Michael J. Copps from 2003 to 2007; as the Legal Counsel for the Bureau Chief of the Wireline Competition Bureau in 2002 and 2003; and as an Attorney-Adviser at the Policy Division of the Common Carrier Bureau from 1999 to 2002. From 1997 to 1999, she was a communications associate at Drinker Biddle and Reath. Rosenworcel received her law degree from the New York University School of Law.