"Many tech employees are more 'woke,' but changing monolith companies is not easy," an opinion piece in Market Watch, June 9, 2020, featuring Adjunct Professor of Law Hillary Brill.
B.A., Harvard; J.D., Georgetown
Hillary Brill, a nationally recognized technology policy advocate, practitioner, and educator, brings her vision and her rich experience in technology law and policy to the Georgetown Community as both an Adjunct Professor and Interim Executive Director of the Institute of Technology Law & Policy. Professor Brill is the founder of a legislative advocacy and strategic planning practice that helps public interest organizations navigate technology policy issues. Her recent work includes launching educational initiatives for policymakers, eliminating barriers to internet access, combating misinformation on the Internet, and other social justice issues.
In addition to her policy work, Professor Brill has worked in a variety of leadership roles within the technology industry and civil society. She has worked with start-ups and Fortune 500 companies. Previously, she held leadership roles at eBay and PayPal, including serving as Head of eBay’s DC office and Senior Global Policy Counsel, where she focused on foundational technology issues including privacy, intermediary liability, intellectual property, financial services, cross-border trade, and cybersecurity issues. Earlier in her career, Professor Brill was a legislative assistant to Congressman Rick Boucher working on issues before the House Energy and Commerce and Judiciary Committees and was an associate at Covington & Burling working on technology and communications issues. Before Covington, she served in a variety of roles at news outlets including Associated Press, CNN, Meet the Press, and ABC News.
Professor Brill teaches Copyright Law and Technology Policy courses at Georgetown University Law Center. Professor Brill also recently served as Practitioner-in-Residence at Washington College of Law, at American University. Professor Brill received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Harvard University and her J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown.