Principal, The Brattle Group
Coleman Bazelon is a principal in the Washington, DC office of The Brattle Group.
He is an expert in regulation and strategy in the wireless, wireline, and video sectors.
He has consulted and testified on behalf of clients in numerous telecommunications
matters, ranging from wireless license auctions, spectrum management, and competition
policy, to patent infringement, business valuation, and broadband deployment.
Coleman Bazelon frequently advises regulatory and legislative bodies, including the
U.S. Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Congress. He also has expertise
in the federal government’s use of discount rates for policy and regulatory analysis,
intellectual property valuation, economic impact analysis, and antitrust and damages
Throughout his career, Dr. Bazelon has had extensive experience with spectrum license
auctions. He advises on and evaluates numerous auction designs and regularly serves
as an auction advisor for bidders in spectrum license auctions.
Prior to joining Brattle, Dr. Bazelon was a vice president with Analysis Group, an
economic and strategy consulting firm. During that time, he expanded the firm’s telecommunications
practice area. He also served as a principal analyst in the Microeconomic and Financial
Studies Division of the Congressional Budget Office where he researched reforms of
radio spectrum management; estimated the budgetary and private sector impacts of spectrum-related
legislative proposals; and advised on auction design and privatization issues for
all research at the CBO.