James Trilling

Attorney, Federal Trade Commission

Jim Trilling is a Senior Attorney in the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, where he leads policy initiatives, investigations, and litigation. He has played leading roles in numerous FTC privacy and data security matters, including the FTC’s cases against Uber Technologies, Inc., Wyndham Hotels, and Resorts, LLC, and CyberSpy Software, LLC. He served a two-year detail as Counsel to the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, where he conducted investigations and worked on legislative proposals regarding privacy, data security, and a variety of other issues. Before joining the FTC, he litigated cases in private practice and clerked for Judge David F. Hamilton. He is a graduate of Indiana University and Harvard Law School.