Chris Hoofnagle

Chris Jay Hoofnagle

Professor of Practice


Internet law, information privacy, consumer protection, cybersecurity, computer crime, regulation of technology, edtech


Chris Jay Hoofnagle helps students from different disciplinary perspectives understand the effects of law on technology. He is author of The Quantum Age (with Simson Garfinkel) and Federal Trade Commission Privacy Law and Policy (both published byy Cambridge University Press). He holds dual appointments in Information and in the School of Law, where he is Professor of Law in Residence. An elected member of the American Law Institute, Hoofnagle advises emerging technology companies as counsel to Gunderson Dettmer LLP.

He is licensed to practice in California and Washington, D.C.


B.A., University of Georgia (1996)
J.D., University of Georgia School of Law (2000)

Last updated:

June 23, 2024