FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has named Nicholas Degani as the agency’s Acting General Counsel. Degani will serve in the role on an interim basis following Jennifer Tatel’s departure from the agency. Degani joined the Commission in 2007 through the Attorney Honors Program. The Office of General Counsel serves as the chief legal advisor to the Commission and its various bureaus and offices. The Office of General Counsel also represents the Commission in litigation, recommends decisions in adjudicatory matters before the Commission, assists the Commission in its decision-making capacity, and performs a variety of legal functions regarding internal and other administrative matters.