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Chris Jay Hoofnagle

Senior Staff Attorney

Chris Hoofnagle is a privacy expert and lawyer admitted to practice in California and DC. He serves as senior staff attorney to the Samuelson Law, Technology and Public Policy Clinic and senior fellow to the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology at the University of California-Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law.

Prior to joining Boalt, Chris was senior counsel to the Electronic Privacy Information Center, where he ran the organization's West Coast Office. In 2005, Chris was a non-residential fellow at Stanford University's Center for Internet and Society. Over the years, Chris has testified before Congress, the California Legislature, and before the Judicial Conference of the United States on various privacy issues. Chris has commentated in over 1,000 news stories in national print and broadcast media. Chris' academic articles on the First Amendment and privacy are online at SSRN.


Biography last updated April 2006