"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
A.B., magna cum laude, Harvard; Raoul Wallenberg Fellow, Hebrew University; J.D., cum laude, Georgetown. Professor Brill is a nationally-recognized tech policy expert that has worked in Congress, private practice, tech industry, and communications and brings her varied experience to teach students how to practice policy with a technology-based expertise. She teaches Copyright and Technology Policy at Georgetown, is former interim Executive Director of the Institute for Technology Law and Policy, and current Senior Fellow at the GULC’s Institute for Technology Law and Policy. Professor Brill is former head of Paypal and eBay’s DC office and her main responsibilities included Internet policy issues, including fintech, intermediary liability issues, cross border trade, antitrust, tax, privacy, and cyber security issues. Professor Brill’s former roles included Senior Global Counsel at eBay/Paypal, Senior Legislative Counsel, and Head Lobbyist. Prior to eBay she worked for Congressman Rick Boucher, Member of Judiciary and Energy and Commerce issues where she was Legislative Counsel and focused primarily on technology and communications issues. Before that, she worked at Covington & Burling as a communications associate working on technology, communications, and intellectual property regulation, litigation, and legislative matters. Professor Brill formerly taught US Legal Discourse at Georgetown Law and Practicing Policy in the Internet Economy.
Professor Brill leads HTB Strategies where she advises clients on strategic technology policy matters, and her clients include public interest technology organizations, academic organizations, and Fortune 500 companies.