Fritz Attaway is an Executive Vice President and the Motion Picture Association of America’s (MPAA) Special Policy Advisor. Reporting to Chairman and CEO, Dan Glickman, and President and COO, Bob Pisano, Mr. Attaway provides legal advice and direction for all federal public policy activities of the association. Mr. Attaway also participates in the management of worldwide public policy interests for the association and its member companies. Mr. Attaway joined MPAA in 1976 after serving as Attorney Advisor in the Cable Television Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission where he was involved in numerous rulemaking proceedings concerning cable television and pay TV.
In addition to his position at MPAA, Mr. Attaway is an officer of the Motion Picture Association which represents MPAA member companies abroad, and serves on the board of directors of The Copyright Collective of Canada. Mr. Attaway is currently a member of the Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy of the U.S. State Department. Attaway received a B.A., with honors, from The College of Idaho and a J.D. from the University of Chicago.