Travis LeBlanc

Partner

Litigation is rarely a first choice. I work to solve our clients’ problems efficiently, aggressively and strategically – whether in the marketplace, media, government agencies, legislatures, courts or all of the above.

+1 202 728 7018
+1 415 693 2178
tleblanc@cooley.com

Travis, vice chair of Cooley's cyber/data/privacy practice, is a leading authority on cybersecurity, data privacy, telecommunications and the regulation of emerging and disruptive technologies. Drawing on his broad experience in federal and state government, he helps clients manage litigation and regulatory risk, as well as strategically respond to data breaches, cyberattacks, nation-state attacks, dissemination of stolen data, misinformation campaigns and government enforcement efforts, including those by state attorneys general. In addition to overseeing crisis management, internal investigations and national security matters, Travis advises and counsels clients on complex commercial, antitrust and intellectual property litigation. The respect and skills Travis has earned during his career have translated into appointments and recommendations across political spectrums, including his selection by the US Department of Commerce and the European Commission as an arbitrator for the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework in 2017 and his presidential nomination to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board in 2018.

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LeBlanc named as an attorney who has 'helped make a difference in the fight against criminal cyber activity and towards adding much needed layers of data security in an increasingly digital world of commerce.' – 2017 Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazer by The National Law Journal
Education

  • Yale Law School
    JD

  • University of Cambridge
    LLM, International Law

  • Harvard Kennedy School
    MPA, Public Administration

  • Princeton University
    AB, Philosophy, Politics and Economics
    Honors


Admissions & Credentials

California

District of Columbia

Maryland

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

  • American Law Institute

Rankings & Accolades

    Top Cyber Lawyer – Daily Journal

    Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazer – The National Law Journal

    Co-chair of the American Bar Association’s National Institute on Cybersecurity Law, 2018

    Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute Advisory Board, 2018

    Incident Response 30 by Cybersecurity Docket, 2018

Contact

+1 202 728 7018 office
+1 415 693 2178 office
tleblanc@cooley.com

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004-2400

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