About the Future Privacy Forum About Christopher Wolf

About Christopher Wolf

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Christopher Wolf is the co-chair of the Future of Privacy Forum.

Chris is also a partner in the Washington, DC office of Hogan Lovells LLP, where he is a leader of that firm’s privacy practice group. The views expressed by the Future of Privacy Forum are solely its own and do not reflect the views of Hogan Lovells LLP or its clients.

MSNBC called Chris Wolf a “pioneer in Internet law”, reflecting his involvement in some of the earliest and precedent setting cases involving technology agreements, copyright, domain names, jurisdiction — and privacy. As the ability to collect, store, share and transfer personal information over the Internet increased, privacy became the main focus of Chris’ law practice. And Chris became known as a pioneer in privacy law too. It was for that reason that the prestigious Practising Law Institute (PLI) tapped Chris to be Editor and Lead Author of its first-ever treatise on privacy law. He also is co-editor of the PLI book, “A Practical Guide to the Red Flag Rules”, the identity theft prevention regulations issued by the FTC and financial regulators. Chris has served as an adjunct law professor on Internet and privacy law, and is a frequent lecturer in continuing legal education programs on the subject.

Reflective of his status as a thought leader on privacy, Chris speaks and writes extensively domestically and internationally on privacy issues at major conferences, law school symposia and for the media.

Extracurricularly, Chris devotes a great deal of time combating hate on the Internet, chairing the efforts of the Anti-Defamation League. He has served as chair of the International Network Against Cyber-Hate.

Chris is a 1980 magna cum laude, Order of the Coif graduate of the law school at the Washington & Lee University School of Law and a 1976 cum laude graduate of Bowdoin College. He also attended the London School of Economics and completed its General Course in 1975. Following law school, Chris was law clerk to United States District Judge Aubrey E. Robinson, Jr. in Washington, DC from 1980 – 1982. He has been in private law practice in Washington, DC since 1982.book, “A Practical Guide to the Red Flag Rules”, the identity theft prevention regulations issued by the FTC and financial regulators. Chris has served as an adjunct law professor on Internet and privacy law, and is a frequent lecturer in continuing legal education programs on the subject.

 

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