Company: Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Disability Rights Office
Joshua Mendelsohn is an Attorney Advisor with the Federal Communications Commission’s Disability Rights Office and works to enhance accessibility of video programming and modern communications including telecommunications. Josh also serves as the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) of FCC’s Disability Advisory Committee. Josh previously worked as a Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Commissioner for the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, where he oversaw programs enabling individuals with disabilities to live independently in the community. He also previously worked as an attorney and supervisory attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division on cases and investigations on the bases of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, and disability. Josh graduated with a BA in Economics from California State University Northridge and received his JD from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law. Joshua lives in Annapolis, Maryland with his husband and their daughters.