Jeff Blattner

Silicon Flatirons — Senior Fellow, Telecommunications and Platforms Initiative
Legal Policy Solutions, PLLC — President and Attorney

Jeff Blattner is President of Legal Policy Solutions, PLLC, a consulting law firm providing legal advice and strategic consulting services to technology companies and other businesses, government agencies, educational institutions and other nonprofit organizations. Jeff is also member of the adjunct faculties of the Washington College of Law at American University and the University of Colorado Law School, and serves on the boards of directors of HIAS and of The Opportunity Agenda. From 2006-08, he was Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Special Counsel of XM Satellite Radio Inc., where he oversaw the successful effort to obtain regulatory approval of the merger with Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. From 2001 through 2005, Jeff was a partner at Hogan & Hartson, LLP. From 1998 through January 2001, Jeff was deputy assistant attorney general and special counsel for information technology in the Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, where he supervised the United States v. Microsoft Corp. litigation for Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein. From 1987 through 1995, he was on the Senate Judiciary Committee staff of Senator Edward Kennedy, serving as Senator Kennedy’s chief counsel from 1992-95. Jeff worked on the Presidential Transitions of Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard Law School, Jeff was a law clerk for Judge Robert E. Keeton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and for Associate Justice Potter Stewart (retired) of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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