Paul Schwartz

Professor of Law, Berkeley Law School

Paul Schwartz is a leading international expert on information privacy law. He is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley Law School and a director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology. He has testified before Congress and served as an advisor to international organizations, including Directorate Generals of the European Union. He assists numerous corporations and organizations with regulatory, policy and governance issues relating to information privacy. Schwartz is a frequent speaker at technology conferences and corporate events in the United States and abroad. He is a Special Advisor to the privacy and data security practice of Paul Hastings LLP. Professor Schwarz is the author of many books, including the leading casebook, “Information Privacy Law,” and the distilled guide, “Privacy Law Fundamentals,” each with Daniel Solove. “Information Privacy Law,” now in its fourth edition, is used in courses at more than 20 law schools. Schwartz’s over fifty articles have appeared in journals such as the Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review and California Law Review. He publishes on a wide array of privacy and technology topics including data analytics, cloud computing, telecommunications surveillance, data security breaches, health care privacy, privacy governance, data mining, financial privacy, European data privacy law, and comparative privacy law.