Clinic Director

Professor Laura Moy has been the Director of Georgetown Law’s Communications & Technology Law Clinic since July 2019. She is also Associate Director of the Center on Privacy & Technology, a small think tank at the law school that conducts research and advocacy on issues at the intersection of technology and civil rights.

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

Daniel Jellins is a teaching fellow at the Communications and Technology Law Clinic (Institute for Public Representation). Daniel received both his J.D. and his B.A. in Law, Letters and Society from The University of Chicago.

At UChicago law, Daniel was the President of the Chicago Law Foundation and Treasurer for the Black Law Students Association. Daniel interned for Judge Alfred H. Bennett of the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Texas and at the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection. He was also a Judicial extern for Judge Patricia Mendoza of the Juvenile Justice Division in the Circuit Court of Cook County and a research assistant for Professor Lior Strahilevitz, the Sidley Austin Professor of Law, at the University of Chicago.

Prior to law school, Daniel interned at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and the Institute of World Politics in their Cyber Intelligence Initiative.

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.

Clinic Manager

Niko Perazich is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the clinic. Prior to Georgetown Niko worked at various DC-area law firms as a paralegal. Niko is a graduate of Middlebury College and is married with two young children.