Austin Schlick - Participant

Austin Schlick is Google's Director of Communications Law, based in Washington, D.C. He advises and represents Google on matters relating to telecommunications and media law in the United States and internationally.
Austin came to Google from the Federal Communications Commission, where he was General Counsel from 2009-2012. He previously served at the FCC as Deputy General Counsel for Litigation. He also has been chief of the Civil Division of the Office of the Maryland Attorney General; an Assistant to the Solicitor General in the U.S. Department of Justice, where he argued seven cases before the U.S. Supreme Court; a partner at the Washington law firm of Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel; and a Legislative Assistant to Senator John Danforth of Missouri.

Austin began his legal career as a law clerk to Chief Judge Abner Mikva of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and Justice Sandra Day O'Connor of the U.S. Supreme Court.  He is a graduate of Princeton University and Yale Law School.





Director, Communications Law