Vice President of Public Policy

Sidney is the Computer & Communications Industry Association’s Vice President of Public Policy where he engages on competition, technology, intellectual property, internet, and telecommunications issues, and represents the association through advocacy before the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.

Before joining CCIA, Sidney served as Chief of Staff and Chief Counsel and Legislative Director to two senior members of Congress for over 12 years. Previously, he served as an attorney for the Department of Commerce for nearly ten years where he practiced international trade remedies law before the agency, federal courts, and international tribunals.

He has also served as an adjunct professor teaching various subjects at area law schools and universities since 1999.
Sidney received his LL.M. in International Trade from American University, Washington College of Law, obtained his J.D. from Howard University School of Law, and received his B.A. from Vassar College.