Erickson Joins Steptoe as Partner

Is counsel for open Internet group members

Markham Erickson, general counsel to The Internet
Association, longtime lead counsel to the Open Internet Coalition and founding
partner of Holch & Erickson LLP, has joined law firm Steptoe & Johnson
in Washington.

Erickson will be a partner in the Telecom, Internet &
Media Practice.

Erickson chairs the American Bar Association's Intellectual
Property and Legislation Committee.