Bijan Madhani is Senior Policy Counsel at the Computer & Communications Industry Association. He concentrates primarily on privacy and surveillance policy, cybersecurity, and Internet governance issues relating to free expression and open networks. Bijan previously focused on these matters as a law clerk with Senator Dianne Feinstein’s Judiciary Committee office, PBS, and the Department of Justice. He also recently spent time as counsel with the Food and Drug Administration, prior to which he worked as a Legal Fellow with CCIA.
He received his J.D. in 2013 from American University Washington College of Law, where he was a Student Attorney in the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic, President of the Intellectual Property Law Society, member of the editorial board for the National Security Law Brief, and a Fellow at the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property.
He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2010, where he studied Political Economy with a focus on decision analysis, edited the Berkeley Political Review, and interned with a leading political consultancy.