Mr. Stockdale is Chief of the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission. Prior to rejoining the FCC, Mr. Stockdale was a partner at Bates White Economic Consulting and, before that, a partner at Mayer Brown LLP. He joined the FCC’s Common Carrier Bureau (Wireline Competition Bureau) in 1994 as an attorney advisor and later was Deputy Division Chief and Associate Bureau Chief for Economics. He later served as Director of Research in the Office of Policy and Planning and finally as Deputy Bureau Chief and Chief Economist for the Wireline Competition Bureau. He earned a law degree and doctorate in economics from Yale University and bachelor degrees from Yale College and King’s College, Cambridge University.