Tiffany C. Li, ’10, JD ’14 (Georgetown)
Tiffany C. Li is a technology attorney and legal scholar. She is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of San Francisco School of Law, where she teaches Internet Law, Privacy Law, Law & Artificial Intelligence Law, as well as Intellectual Property Law courses. She is also a Fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project.
Li is an expert on privacy, artificial intelligence, and technology platform governance. She regularly appears as a legal commentator in national and global news outlets, and she has written for popular publications including the Washington Post, the Atlantic, and Slate. She also writes a recurring column on technology and privacy for MSNBC. Her recent academic scholarship includes articles on privacy in pandemic, privacy as a civil right, and international AI regulation.
Li was previously an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law. Prior to that, she taught Technology Law at Boston University School of Law. Li has held past affiliations with Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy and U.C. Berkeley’s Center for Technology, Society and Policy. Prior to academia, she gained experience in law and policy at leading technology organizations including the Wikimedia Foundation, General Assembly, and Ask.com.
Li is a licensed attorney and has CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPT, and CIPM certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals. She has a an MSt (Master’s) from the University of Cambridge, where she focused on AI ethics, a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was a Global Law Scholar, a B.A. in English from University of California, Los Angeles, where she was a Norma J. Ehrlich Scholar.
Li has been honored with a variety of accolades, including: Transatlantic Digital Debates Fellow (Global Public Policy Institute/New America Foundation), Fellow of Information Privacy (International Association of Privacy Professionals), Internet Law and Policy Foundry Fellow (Internet Education Foundation), Fastcase 50 honoree, and Intellectual Property Law Fellow (American Bar Association).