Jason T. Lagria

Telecommunications and Broadband Policy Senior Staff Attorney

Jason T. Lagria is the telecommunications and broadband policy senior staff attorney at the Asian American Justice Center. Mr. Lagria advocates for policies that promote universal access and reduce barriers to critical technology and services for Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders (AAPI) and other underserved communities. He also works to increase diversity in the mass media.

In 2013, he was appointed to the Federal Communications Commission’s Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age. Mr. Lagria previously served as a pro bono attorney for AAJC’s judicial nominations program, where he advocated for the nomination and confirmation of AAPI candidates to positions in the judicial and executive branches.

Before joining AAJC, Mr. Lagria was a litigation associate with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy’s Washington office. His practice concentrated on intellectual property disputes and other complex litigation. He also participated in various pro bono cases, including a successful negotiation of a trademark dispute for a national Asian American nonprofit organization.

Mr. Lagria is a former volunteer and law clerk for the Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center and an active member of KAYA: Filipino Americans for Progress and APABA-DC. Mr. Lagria holds a J.D. from George Washington University Law School and a B.S., with honors, in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University. He is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia.

Twitter handle: 
@JayLagria, @AAJCTechnology

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