Mark J. O'Connor

Special Counsel
Washington, DC
(202) 617-2732
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Mr. O’Connor concentrates his practice in the area of telecommunications law, including litigation; legal and regulatory compliance, lobbying and rulemaking; contract negotiations; government investigations; and transactional matters. He has extensive private practice experience representing wireless and wireless carriers and Internet service providers before the FCC and state regulatory authorities. In addition, prior to joining Phillips Lytle, Mr. O’Connor led the business development and legal affairs of a small wireless equipment manufacturer.

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia


  • UCLA School of Law, J.D., 1992
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude, 1989

Professional Associations

  • Federal Communications Bar Association
  • Washington, D.C. Bar Association

Present Activities

  •, Board Member and Investor