Travis LeBlanc is a partner at Boies Schiller Flexner LLP in Washington and Palo Alto. He is a leading authority on consumer protection, cybersecurity, privacy, telecommunications, and the regulation of emerging and disruptive technologies.
LeBlanc was previously Chief of the Enforcement Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission, where he led the Commission's largest organizational unit, including its 24 field offices around the country. Under his oversight, the Bureau took cutting-edge enforcement actions involving fraud, false advertising, deceptive practices, privacy, data security, cybersecurity, unauthorized consumer charges, and unfair competition. He was a member of the Senior Executive Service with a TS/SCI security clearance.
Prior to the FCC, LeBlanc served as Special Assistant Attorney General of California and senior advisor to Attorney General Kamala D. Harris. In this capacity, he oversaw the California Department of Justice's operations and activities involving complex litigation, legislation, and policy matters such as technology regulation, telecommunications, high-tech crime, cybersecurity, privacy, intellectual property, antitrust, and health care. He established California's first high-tech crime and privacy enforcement units. He also secured agreements with leading technology companies to protect consumer privacy, promote online safety, and respect intellectual property rights.
LeBlanc previously served in the Obama Administration in the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel, which advises the President, Attorney General, and general counsels of executive branch agencies on the constitutionality and legality of the programs and activities of the United States government. He has worked as a litigator at Williams & Connolly LLP and Keker & Van Nest LLP, where his practices concentrated on white-collar criminal defense and complex civil litigation. Following law school, Mr. LeBlanc clerked for Judge Stephen Reinhardt on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
EDUCATION: Princeton University, A.B.; John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, M.P.A.; Yale Law School, J.D.; University of Cambridge, LL.M.