THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES RACHELLE B. CHONG TO THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION The President today announced his intention to nominate Rachelle
B. Chong as a member of the Federal Communications Commission.
"I am confident that Rachelle Chong's experience and commitment in the area of telecommunications will prove invaluable to this most important committee," the President said, "I am happy to nominate her to the position."
Ms. Chong is currently a partner in the international law firm of Graham and James, where she specializes exclusively in telecommunications law. She is also the head of the firm's Regulatory Department and an active member of their International Telecommunications Practice Group and Management Center Committee.
Prior to joining Graham and James in 1987, Ms. Chong practiced communications law before the FCC for three years as an attorney with the now defunct Washington, D.C. firm of Kadison, Pfaezler, Woodard, Quinn and Rossi.
Born and raised in Stockton, California, Ms. Chong received degrees in Political Science and Journalism from the University of California at Berkeley. She is a 1984 graduate of Hastings College of the Law and a member of the California and District of Columbia bars.