Daniel J. Solove is the John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School. He is also the founder of TeachPrivacy, a company that provides privacy and data security training programs to businesses, schools, healthcare institutions, and other organizations.
An internationally known expert in privacy law, Solove has been interviewed and quoted by the media in several hundred articles and broadcasts, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, the Associated Press, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, and NPR.
Professor Solove is the author of several books, including: Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff Between Privacy and Security (Yale University Press 2011), Understanding Privacy (Harvard University Press 2008), The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet (Yale University Press 2007), and The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy in the Information Age (NYU Press 2004). His books have been translated into many languages.
Professor Solove is also the author of several textbooks, including: Information Privacy Law (Aspen Publishing, 5th ed. 2015), Privacy Law Fundamentals (IAPP, 3rd edition 2015), Privacy, Law Enforcement, and National Security (Aspen Publishing, 1st ed. 2015), Consumer Privacy and Data Protection (Aspen Publishing, 1st ed. 2015), Privacy and the Media (Aspen Publishing, 2nd ed. 2015) (all textbooks with Paul M. Schwartz).
He has written more than 50 law review articles in the Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, Columbia Law Review, NYU Law Review, Michigan Law Review, U. Pennsylvania Law Review, U. Chicago Law Review, California Law Review, Duke Law Journal, and many others.
Professor Solove is co-reporter of the American Law Institute's Restatement of Information Privacy Principles. He is the organizer of several annual events, including the Privacy + Security Forum, the Privacy Law Salon: Privacy Roundtable, the Privacy Law Salon: Policymaker Roundtable, the Privacy Law Scholars Conference, and the Higher Education Privacy Conference.
Professor Solove has testified before Congress, has contributed to amicus briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court, and has served as a consultant or expert witness in a number of high-profile privacy cases involving Fortune 500 companies and celebrities.
His work has been cited in nearly 2000 publications, excerpted in many casebooks, and discussed in many judicial opinions, including those by the U.S. Supreme Court, federal courts of appeal, district courts, and state supreme courts.
Professor Solove blogs at his LinkedIn Influencer Blog, and he has more than 950,000 followers. He also blogs at Privacy+Security Blog, Concurring Opinions, and the Huffington Post.
Contributions by Daniel Solove
Privacy Law Fundamentals, Fourth Edition
Employee Negligence and Breaches: How to Strengthen Your Weakest Link
Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2016
Privacy training: An emerging part of the corporate education canon
The Privacy Advisor
- Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2012
- Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2008
- Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2005
- Speaker at Privacy Academy 2013