Former FCC chief counsel joins Paul Hastings

“Sherrese weaves together the strategic perspective of media and technology companies, a first-hand understanding of the regulatory process, and a deal lawyer’s real-world experience with transactions,” said Barbara Brown, chair of the Paul Hastings Washington office, in a statement. 

When she departed the commission this spring, Genachowski credited Smith with brokering an agreement with mobile providers to end bill shock and spearheaded the effort to move broadcasters' public files to the Internet.