Liz Lyons, CIPP/G


Booz Allen Hamilton

Senior Associate General Counsel for Data Privacy

As privacy officer with the Metropolitan Police Department, Liz focuses on technology the MPD deploys for law enforcement needs such as body cameras and CCTV. The MPD is the first police department in the nation to employ a privacy officer. Prior to working for the MPD, Liz worked at the Department of Homeland Security in the compliance and technology groups. Liz was a subject matter expert on privacy issues involving cloud computing and cybersecurity. Before joining DHS, Liz was an attorney in San Francisco, CA and served in the Peace Corps in Lithuania. Liz obtained her B.A. from Georgetown University and her J.D. from the University of San Francisco, School of Law. During law school Liz worked as a legal intern at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and spent a summer studying the UN-backed Cambodia war crimes tribunal. Liz is a member of the Washington, D.C. and California Bar.


Contributions by Liz Lyons

  • Privacy in Public Records: How Government Entities Walk the Line
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Drones, Wearables and Your Headaches of Tomorrow
    Moderator at Practical Privacy Series 2015
  • Speaker at IAPP Practical Privacy Series D.C. 2010