Clinic Director

Professor Laura Moy is the Director of Georgetown Law’s Communications & Technology Law Clinic. She is also a Faculty Advisor to Georgetown’s Center on Privacy & Technology and Georgetown’s Institute for Technology Law & Policy.

As a policy expert, Professor Moy has written, spoken, and advocated before agencies and Congress on consumer privacy, law enforcement surveillance, data security, device portability, copyright, and net neutrality. Her current research interests include how technology tools are used in the criminal legal system, and how consumer privacy protections may be leveraged to ensure private information is not used in ways that perpetuate and exacerbate discrimination and other societal ills.

Prior to coming to Georgetown, Professor Moy worked on technology policy issues at New America and Public Knowledge. She completed her B.A. at the University of Maryland, her J.D. at New York University School of Law, and her LL.M. at Georgetown. Professor Moy was a teaching fellow in the Communications & Technology Law Clinic from 2011–2013, and guest director of the clinic in 2016.

Graduate Fellows

Lauren Harriman (she/her; “L” for short) is a digital native, with fond memories of using floppy disks to install AOL onto her family’s computer in the early 1990s. As a clinical teaching fellow at the Communications and Technology Law Clinic, L supervises student attorneys working on issues that advance technology justice.

L earned her B.S. from Santa Clara University in Engineering Physics with a focus in Electronics. After briefly working in patent litigation, L set off to advocate for sensible technology laws—earning her J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law with a certificate in Intellectual Property & Technology Law. She externed for the Technology & Civil Liberties Program at the ACLU of Northern California and volunteered for Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. She even launched a blog, “Tech Talk Translated.”

As an attorney in California, L represented marginalized communities before the Immigration Court and California Criminal Courts. L also defended San Franciscans against Unlawful Detainers.

When not working, L can be found riding her Solowheel (electric unicycle) around DC; skiing; or hanging out with her cat, Bella.


Iltaff Bala is a clinical teaching fellow at the Communications and Technology Law Clinic.

Prior to joining the clinic, Iltaff received her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and her B.A. in Epidemiology from The University of Rochester.

Iltaff is passionate about using the law to uplift historically marginalized communities. During law school, Iltaff was the President of the Black Law Students Association, and worked with student organizers across the country as part of the Justice Initiative. She was the inaugural Sherwin Siy fellow at Public Knowledge, a DC based Technology public-interest policy non-profit. She was also a fellow at the Initiative for a Representative First Amendment (IfRFA) at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society where she focused on racial justice issues at the intersections of the law, technology, and the First Amendment. Iltaff also worked as a Volunteer Summer Law Clerk at Public Counsel, the nation’s largest provider of pro-bono legal services.

Prior to law school, Iltaff held roles such as an Emergency Medical Technician, a Diversity workshop instructor, public health researcher, and more.

Clinic Manager

Eugenia Alvarez serves as the office manager for two clinics, iPIP and the Communications and Technology Law Clinic. She handles the day-to-day administrative operations for the smooth running of the clinic. Prior to joining Georgetown Law Center, Eugenia worked for the World Bank, including its Legal Department, and an immigration attorney.