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Rebecca Jacobs Goldman

Phone: 202-416-6761
Fax: 202-293-7783

Rebecca Jacobs Goldman counsels a diverse array of clients, including companies and individuals in the communications, technology, and media industries. She leverages deep industry knowledge in the communications regulatory space with a flexible, forward-thinking approach to counseling clients on navigating new markets and expanding their businesses while reducing risk.

Based on years of experience working with clients in various industries, Rebecca provides essential business guidance applicable to all aspects of her clients’ business practices. Her clients range from cutting-edge start-up companies seeking guidance on funding opportunities and development of customer-facing agreements to large established companies looking to strategize on expansion opportunities and day-to-day business challenges.

Rebecca works with broadband service providers, cable operators, video programmers, network operators, spectrum licensees, radio and television broadcasters, telecommunications companies, utilities, technology companies, texting platform providers, Software as a Service (SaaS) companies and other highly regulated businesses. She also has extensive experience in privacy and data security matters, including advising clients on Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and CAN-SPAM compliance, accurate and complete privacy policies, and maintenance of data security best practices.

Most recently, Rebecca provided strategic counsel to a new market entrant in the broadband and telecommunications space on regulatory requirements for communications providers, and supported contract negotiations for establishing a reseller account for provision of VoIP service. For an innovative video streaming provider and market disrupter, she provided expert guidance on the complexities of the cable compulsory license, and on FCC and U.S. Copyright Office regulations and policy. She helped another client develop and implement a comprehensive Telephone Consumer Protection Act compliance plan for ongoing marketing efforts, successfully balancing the needs of the business’s marketing and legal compliance teams.

  • University of Washington, J.D.
  • University of Chicago, M.A.
  • Washington University, B.A. 
Bar and Court Admissions
  • District of Columbia
Professional Affiliations
  • Federal Communications Bar Association
  • Included in Best Lawyers in America in Communications Law, 2021-2022