John Howes is a Policy Counsel at the Computer & Communications Industry Association. John joined CCIA as a Legal Fellow in January 2015, and he focuses on telecommunications, Internet governance, and media policy. Prior to joining CCIA, he worked for PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association (now known as WIA) and the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU). He has also worked on political campaigns and at all levels of government, notably for U.S. Reps. Marcy Kaptur, John Delaney, Chris Van Hollen, and Joe Crowley and in the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs as an Urban Fellow.
John received his J.D. in 2015 from American University Washington College of Law (WCL), where he was a staff member of the Administrative Law Review (ALR), which awarded him the Andrew F. Popper Award for Exemplary Service. He served as captain of WCL’s arbitration team that made the semi-finals of the American Bar Association’s Law Student Arbitration Competition in 2015. He is a member of the Maryland state bar and the Federal Communications Bar Association.
John graduated from Fordham University in the Bronx, where he studied Political Science and Spanish Language & Literature.