Jeff Blattner is President of Legal Policy Solutions, PLLC, a consulting firm providing legal advice and strategic consulting services to technology companies and other businesses, government agencies, educational institutions and other nonprofit organizations.
From 1987 through 1995, Jeff was on the Senate Judiciary Committee staff of Senator Edward Kennedy, serving as Senator Kennedy's chief counsel from 1992-95. He was Kennedy's lead staffer on six Supreme Court nominations, and on numerous bills, including two major civil rights laws, the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 and the Civil Rights Act of 1991.
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 then-Assistant Attorney General Joel I. Klein.
Jeff is as an adjunct professor at the Washington College of Law at American University, an adjunct instructor at the University of Colorado Law School, and a senior fellow at the Silicon Flatirons Institute Center for Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship of the University of Colorado. He is a member of the Board of Directors of HIAS and the Opportunity Agenda.
Jeff graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude, in 1975, and from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, in 1980. He was a law clerk for the Honorable Robert E. Keeton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts (1980-81) and for Associate Justice Potter Stewart (retired) of the U.S. Supreme Court (1982-83).