Jeffrey Tignor
Senior Lecturing Fellow

Jeffrey H. Tignor is Special Counsel in the Broadband Division of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission, focusing on rules and regulations affecting wireless broadband providers. Mr. Tignor has also been an associate and member of the Hiring Committee at a large law firm, a research fellow at the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School, a fellow at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy, and an elected official in Washington, DC.

Mr. Tignor is currently the Chair of the Board of Washington Episcopal School and Past President on the Board of the Harvard Club of Washington, DC. Mr. Tignor is a member of Washington, DC’s Police Complaints Board, taking an active role in the operation of Washington DC’s Office of Police Complaints (OPC) where he reviews OPC’s Executive Director’s determinations regarding the dismissal of citizen complaints, and makes recommendations to the Mayor, the Council of the District of Columbia, the Metropolitan Police Department, and the District of Columbia Housing Authority Police Department regarding changes in policy that may decrease the level of police misconduct in Washington, DC.

Mr. Tignor graduated from Harvard with an AB in Government cum laude in 1996 and from the Duke University School of Law in 1999. He moved to Washington, DC to live in his grandfather’s former home, where he still lives today with his wife, Kemi, and son, Henry. Jeff’s mom’s ancestor, Mary Queen, arrived in Maryland in 1715 and members of the Tignor family have been living in Washington, DC continually, as far as he knows, since just after the Civil War.

Portrait of Jeff Tignor
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