Vice President, Regulatory and Public Policy

Joel Bernstein

Joel Bernstein

Joel Bernstein joined Somos in 2014 to lead the company’s regulatory and public policy outreach. With more than 25 years of experience in telecommunications policy and law, Joel provides Somos with great insight into the public policy process in Washington.

Prior to joining Somos, Joel was a partner with Temple Strategies and its predecessors, providing telecommunications public policy, legislative, regulatory and legal advice to Fortune 30 companies, starts ups, trade associations, state governments, and other clients. In addition to his private practice experience, Joel has worked on Capitol Hill and was a legal intern at the Federal Communications Commission.

Joel graduated cum laude from Colgate University and received his J.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles, focusing on communications law.