J. C. Boggs

J. C. Boggs, III

Partner, King & Spalding

Topics: Financial Services

A partner in King & Spalding’s Government Advocacy and Public Policy group, J.C. leads the firm’s FinTech and State Attorneys General practices. He is recognized for his substantive knowledge of financial services and technology policy and has earned a reputation as a trusted advisor to Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle.

J.C. has counseled depository institutions, securities firms and insurance companies before Congress and the executive branch for more than 25 years and regularly interfaces with federal financial regulators on a wide array of policy and institution-specific issues. With offices in Washington, DC and Silicon Valley, he also advises technology and innovation companies in their interactions with federal and state government.

An acknowledged thought leader with experience in business and government, J.C. has helped clients to develop comments, white papers, and other advocacy communications on proposed regulatory and legislative changes. He has been recognized by Chambers USA as “one of the most proficient attorneys on the scene.”

Earlier in his career, J.C. served as counsel to the U.S. Senate Banking and Governmental Affairs committees and worked for the Hongkong Attorney General’s office and with an international law firm in Sydney, Australia. In 2009, was appointed to the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.

J.C. is pro bono general counsel to Jobs for America’s Graduates and serves on the board of the Global Center for Social Entrepreneurship Network, Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum and the First State Fintech Lab. He established the J. Caleb Boggs Scholarship for Public Service at the University of Delaware in honor of his grandfather and namesake, former Congressman, Senator and Governor of Delaware, J. Caleb Boggs.

He is a competitive open water swimmer and was featured in the Washington Post - “A lawyer’s stroke of fitness genius: swim in 50 states by the time he hit 50.”


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