Ann LaFrance co-chairs the Squire Patton Boggs global Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team and leads the EMEA Communications Law team. Ann advises a wide range of clients on data protection, e-privacy, telecommunications regulation and competition law matters.
Ann previously served as Chief International Counsel of MCI Communications Corp. (now Verizon). She played an integral role in advocating the company’s position before the European Commission and national authorities on data privacy and regulatory issues, and was responsible for data protection compliance across the company’s EU affiliates.
Ann is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Institute of Communications (IIC) and is regularly invited to speak on data protection and cybersecurity matters. She was recently recognized as a Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Trailblazer for 2016 by the National Law Journal