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Babak Siavoshy, Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic

Babak Siavoshy

Babak Siavoshy is a fellow and supervising attorney at the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic at the UC Berkeley School of Law, and an expert on the constitutional and legal implications of emerging technologies. He has worked on technology and privacy issues for California Attorney General Kamala Harris, and as an associate at O'Melveny & Myers LLP in Washington D.C., where he co-wrote the respondent's brief in the Supreme Court's landmark GPS tracking decision, United States v. Jones.

Siavoshy has been a visiting scholar at Georgetown Law's Center on National Security and the Law, where his research focused on biometric identification technologies. He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable John T. Noonan, Jr., on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco. He is a graduate of UC Berkeley, earning bachelor’s degrees in English and in philosophy in 2004, and a law degree in 2008.

Posts by Babak Siavoshy

2-14-13Politics & Law: What's on your mind?The California Supreme Court pits privacy against credit-card security. But did it have to?