Lior Strahilevitz

  • The University of Chicago Law School

Sidley Austin Professor of Law

School of Law

University of Chicago

1111 E. 60th St., Room 618
Chicago, IL 60637

(773) 834-8665

Website: University of Chicago faculty page

Twitter: @liorjs

Issues: Intellectual Property and Privacy and Security

About Lior Strahilevitz

Lior Strahilevitz is the Sidley Austin Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. His teaching and research interests include law and technology, privacy, intellectual property, property and land use, contracts, and motorist behavior.


Professor Strahilevitz is a member of the American Law Institute, and from 2013 to 2019 was an adviser to the American Law Institute Data Privacy Principles Project. He has been an Advisory Board Member for the Future of Privacy Forum since 2012. Professor Strahilevitz has won numerous awards for excellence in teaching.


While earning his J.D. from Yale Law School, he served as Executive Editor of the Yale Law Journal. Following his graduation, he clerked for Judge Cynthia Holcomb Hall on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He then practiced law in Seattle before joining the University of Chicago Law School faculty in 2002.


J.D., Yale Law School, 1999
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1996