Zachem leads Comcast’s advocacy before federal agencies including the FCC, and state regulatory and legislative bodies. She’s spoken before the Women’s Bar Association’s Communications Law Forum, as part of a panel on the ways Washington’s most experienced women lawyers are attracting and retaining clients within the communications industry. Speaking of the nation’s capital, Zachem says she’d like to see more characters on TV who are like political troubleshooter Olivia Pope. “A female lead, who, while complicated, as many of us are, is confident and strong and not afraid to make decisions wherever those decisions might take her,” she says.

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