Niloufar Massachi


Los Angeles
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In developing her practice, Nilou Massachi enjoys helping clients find creative solutions to achieve desired outcomes. Her litigation experience includes analyzing and drafting a variety of pleadings while conducting research on a diverse set of commercial litigation issues. Nilou also has experience in the area of data privacy, including substantive research and analysis on the Video Privacy Protection Act and on data collection practices across a variety of technological mediums. She has analyzed client data practices in reviewing online service terms of use and privacy policies, as well as drafted agreements for a variety of clients.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • California


  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2017; Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs, Staff Editor; Women's Law Journal, Staff Editor
  • B.A., Political Science and Communication Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, 2014; summa cum laude


In The Blogs

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Data Privacy Monitor
The Weekly Privacy Rewind
March 16, 2018
Class Actions Facebook Cannot Evade Suit Under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act Even Where No Proof of Harm • In separate rulings handed down last week in the Northern District of California, the court refused to dismiss a case...
Data Privacy Monitor
Online Merchant Cited for Inadequate Interest-Based Advertising Disclosures
March 15, 2018
Liftopia, an e-commerce platform that enables ski resorts to sell advance-purchase tickets online, was cited in a recent decision by the Better Business Bureau’s Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program (OIBAAP) for failing...
Data Privacy Monitor
Colorado Legislature Signals That It May Create More Stringent Data Destruction Regulations and Tighten Breach Reporting Requirements
March 12, 2018
In January 2018, Colorado legislators sponsored a bill that, if passed, will change the state’s existing data breach reporting laws in important ways. A House Committee Report detailing the current version of the bill can be found here...
Data Privacy Monitor
The Video Privacy Protection Act: Watching the Courts Through Crossed Eyes
By Niloufar Massachi
March 7, 2018
The Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), passed by Congress in 1988, is intended to prevent a “video tape service provider” from “knowingly” disclosing an individual’s “personally identifiable information” (PII) to third parties where that...
Data Privacy Monitor
California Facebook Decision At Odds With Illinois Courts
By Erin Bolan Hines
March 6, 2018
On February 26, 2018, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California denied Facebook, Inc.’s motion to dismiss the plaintiffs’ consolidated class action complaint for failure to allege a concrete injury in fact...