Tom Struble leads R Street’s work on telecom, antitrust and consumer privacy issues. His role also calls for him to meet with policymakers and stakeholders; file regulatory comments and amicus briefs; and write op-eds, coalition letters and white papers.

Tom joined R Street from TechFreedom, where he worked as policy counsel focused mostly on telecom and consumer-protection issues, with an eye toward antitrust and market-oriented policy solutions. Previously, he worked as a law clerk for the Competitive Carriers Association and for the mobility division of the Federal Communications Commission’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Earlier in his career, he interned with the office of then-U.S. Rep. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.).

Tom was articles editor on the Federal Communications Law Journal Vol. 66 and is a member of the Moot Court Board. He is an active member of both the District of Columbia Bar and the Federal Communications Bar Association.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology and political science from the University of Kansas and his juris doctor from George Washington University.

He lives in Washington, D.C.


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