Jeffrey H. Tignor is a lawyer at the Federal Communications Commission focusing on rules and regulations affecting wireless broadband providers. He is also an Advisor on Law and Technology to the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School. Mr. Tignor has over 15 years experience working on wireless broadband issues, wireline broadband issues and consumer protection, including three years leading a division of 85 plus staff members resolving consumer complaints.
Mr. Tignor is also the former Chairman of Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 4B. He was elected as the ANC Commissioner for ANC 4B-08 in November 2002 and served as the Chairman of ANC 4B during 2003 and 2004, often working on issues affecting public safety.
Mr. Tignor graduated from Harvard with an AB in Government in 1996 and from the Duke University School of Law in 1999. He moved to Washington, DC to live in his grandfather’s former home in Ward 4, where he still lives today with his wife, Kemi, and son, Henry. Someone in the Tignor family has been living in Washington, DC continually, as far as he knows, since just after the Civil War. He was appointed by Mayor Muriel Bowser on November 15, 2018 and confirmed by the Council for a term ending January 12, 2021.