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James L. Gattuso


James L. Gattuso

Adjunct Analyst

James L. Gattuso is a Research Fellow in Regulatory Policy at the Heritage Foundation. Prior to joining Heritage, he was Vice President for Policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. In that position, he oversaw CEI's policy work, and supervised the overall management of the organization. Prior to joining CEI in 1997, Mr. Gattuso served as Vice President for Policy Development with Citizens for a Sound Economy (CSE), where he directed the research activities of that organization.
Prior to joining CSE, Mr. Gattuso was Deputy Chief of the Office of Plans and Policy at the Federal Communications Commission. From May 1991 to June 1992, he was detailed from the FCC to the office of Vice President Dan Quayle, where he served as Associate Director of the President's Council on Competitiveness.

From 1985 to 1990, Mr. Gattuso served as a policy analyst for the Heritage Foundation with responsibility for a broad range of issues, including telecommunications, transportation and antitrust policy.

From 1983 to 1985, he was an associate with the Washington law office of Squire, Sanders and Dempsey, where he handled matters before a number of regulatory agencies.

Mr. Gattuso graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Southern California in 1979. He received his J.D. degree from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1983, where he was a member of the UCLA Law Review.

He is a member of the California and District of Columbia bars and is the author of a number of articles written for newspapers, magazines and journals.



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