Lauren (she/her, “L” for short) is a Fellow at Public Knowledge. L is also a Clinical Teaching Fellow in the Communications & Technology Law Clinic at Georgetown Law, where she has represented nonprofit clients on technology law and policy matters before agencies and legislative bodies. At Georgetown, L co-taught the clinic seminar, including planning and leading class sessions on the history of the internet & machine learning for lawyers, disability & tech, and advocacy plans.
L is admitted to practice law in California, in the District of Columbia, and before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. L is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional.
L earned her B.S. from Santa Clara University in engineering physics with a focus in Electronics. L earned her J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law with a certificate in Intellectual Property & Technology Law. While still in law school, L launched a blog, Tech Talk Translated, where she published regularly until 2017. As part of her role as a Clinical Teaching Fellow, L expects to receive her L.L.M. from Georgetown Law in May 2024.
When she’s not hard at work conducting research and advocacy on tech policy matters, L can be seen riding around D.C. on her electric unicycle; skiing; or hanging out with her cat, Bella.