Christopher Wolf


Future Privacy Forum

Director, Partner, Hogan Lovells; Founder and Co-Chair

Christopher Wolf leads the global Privacy and Information Management practice at the law firm of Hogan Lovells US LLP. A native Washingtonian, Chris has practiced law for more than three decades in DC, and has focused on Internet and privacy law since the early days of those disciplines. MSNBC has called Chris a pioneer in Internet law and the Washingtonian magazine dubbed him a 2013 Tech Titan.

Chris founded and co-chairs the Future of Privacy Forum and is a founder of the Coalition for Privacy and Free Trade. Chris is the editor and contributing author of legal treatises and co-author of a recent book on Internet hate speech, Viral Hate: Containing its Spread on the Internet (Macmillan Palgrave 2013) that he co-authored with Abraham H. Foxman, National Director of the Anti-Defamation League. Chris is National Civil Rights Chair at the Anti-Defamation League, and is on the boards of other charitable organizations, including WETA Public Broadcasting, the George Washington University Hospital and Food & Friends, a social services agency.

Chris' recent scholarly work includes white papers on law enforcement and national security access to data in the Cloud in comparative jurisdictions, and a forthcoming Washington University (St. Louis) Law Review article on EU-US privacy. Chris is a member of the American Law Institute and the Cosmos Club.


Contributions by Christopher Wolf