Attorney & Advisory Counsel
in the Nation's Capital
". . .Hoffman is a highly accomplished African American who once served as Chief of Staff of the FCC, and held key positions in the U.S. House of Representatives. In fact, Hoffman’s time in Washington politics dates to the beginning days of the Reagan Administration. In 1981, he was named Legislative Director for Rep. Mervyn Dymally, a California Democrat. After three years in the role, he took a job in the private sector, becoming a senior account executive at PR firm Gray & Company.
In 1986, Hoffman shifted to legal work, becoming General Counsel for Capitol Exchange Corp., before joining Hopkins & Sutter as an associate attorney. In 1991, he’d head back to Capitol Hill, becoming Counsel for the House Committee on Foreign Affairs during an era when the Persian Gulf War was the major foreign conflict for U.S. Armed Forces. In 1998, Hoffman would find his way to the FCC, serving as Deputy Bureau Chief focused on cable for the Media Bureau. After two years, he’d exit, joining the 4 A’s advertising agency association as SVP/Counsel. Then, in 2013, Hoffman returned to the FCC for two years, serving as Chief of Staff and as Senior Legal Advisor to Mignon Clyburn.
Meanwhile, from 2008-2018, he was an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, and from 2015-2020 was on the Nielsen Media External Advisory Council. He launched The Advisory Council in 2019. Today, Hoffman is regularly interviewed across an array of cable news networks as an expert on policy issues for national media."
Adonis Hoffman Discusses The Risks Presented by Tik Tok and ByteDance
Adonis Hoffman Discusses Facebook's Business Practices
Adonis Hoffman is a noted expert on communications law, policy and regulation. He served in high-level positions at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from 1998-2000, and from 2013-2015, where he was chief of staff and senior legal advisor to the FCC's longest-serving Commissioner and former Acting Chairman.
The Chairman and FCC Commissioners warmly salute Adonis Hoffman upon his departure from the agency in 2015. He served with most of the current FCC Commissioners and follows major issues in communications law, policy and regulation.
For a refreshingly independent and insightful viewpoint on important business, legal and policy issues, affecting your industry, invite Mr. Hoffman to your next gathering
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