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Geoffrey Starks


Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission


Geoffrey Adam Starks is an American lawyer serving as a Commissioner of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC). He was nominated by President Donald Trump and was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate on January 2, 2019. He was sworn into office on January 30, 2019. He was renominated by President Joe Biden for a new term and was confirmed by the Senate on September 30, 2023. Before he entered federal public service, Commissioner Starks practiced law at Williams & Connolly, clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, served as a legislative staffer in the Illinois State Senate, and worked as a financial analyst. Commissioner Starks graduated from Harvard College with high honors and Yale Law School.

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