B.A., University of Maryland; J.D., New York University School of Law; LL.M., Georgetown University
Areas of Expertise:
Professor Laura Moy is the Director of Georgetown Law’s Communications & Technology Law Clinic, where she and a team of staff attorneys and law students represent nonprofit organizations in a range of technology policy matters before federal agencies. 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.
Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals
"Sen. Ron Wyden’s prospects for the 117th Congress," coverage in Politico, January 28, 2021, featuring Associate Professor Laura Moy.
"How team Biden could tackle tech's civil rights failings," coverage in Axios, December 18, 2020, featuring Associate Professor Laura Moy.
"Georgetown faculty feature prominently in Biden transition team," coverage in The Georgetown Voice, November 23, 2020, featuring Professor Chris Brummer, Professor from Practice Martin S. Lederman and Associate Professor Laura Moy.
"Who are some of the lawyers serving on Biden’s agency review teams?," coverage in the ABA Journal, November 19, 2020, featuring Professor from Practice Martin S. Lederman and Associate Professor Laura Moy.