J. Ryan Thompson

J. Ryan Thompson

Senior Associate
Washington, D.C.

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 202 637 5406

Fax +1 202 637 5910


Practice groupGlobal Regulatory

Ryan Thompson provides industry-leading telecommunications and technology clients with solutions to complex regulatory and policy issues.

He advises on a broad array of matters before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and other federal agencies. Ryan's clients include wireless carriers, satellite operators, and trade associations, and he often assists with spectrum reallocation, license transfer applications, merger review, net neutrality, infrastructure policy, satellite and experimental licensing, and federal frequency coordination.

In law school, he participated in the Cyberlaw Clinic and authored an article on E-rate subsidies in collaboration with the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and a professional association for school technology leaders.

Education and admissions


J.D., Harvard Law School, 2017

B.B.A., University of Kentucky, summa cum laude, 2011


Member, Federal Communications Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia