About Dunlap Consulting


LeslieHeadshots-3559 2Dunlap Consulting provides substantive policy, compliance and strategy products informed by over 20 years experience for the formation and implementation of law and regulation.  The practice specializes in new media, online advertising, privacy, and safety issues, driven by a strong belief that society is improved by online innovation. Especially:

Business models enabling free Internet content

Liability structures underlying free expression online

Privacy and safety frameworks facilitating responsible information handling


Leslie Dunlap’s expertise combines policymaker, business executive and consumer viewpoints like few others. Dunlap’s breadth of experience includes:

  • Serving key Members of Congress involved in the development of emerging technology laws during the critical first decade of Internet growth.
  • Representing telecommunications and new media companies before policymakers over multiple Congresses and Presidential Administrations.
  • Leading an internal policy and compliance team driving privacy, safety and advertising policy for a Fortune 500 company serving over 300 million consumers.

Dunlap Consulting develops practical, solutions-oriented approaches resulting in positive policy and compliance outcomes.  A wide variety of telecommunications and Internet-related legislation, regulation and self-regulatory codes adopted over the last two decades include her substantive contributions.