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
Department of Justice Releases Attorney General's First Cyber-Digital Task Force Report
By John W. Busch
August 17, 2018
The Department of Justice recently released its comprehensive assessment of cyber threats in the United States, titled “Report of the Attorney General’s Cyber-Digital Task Force.” The Report is the result of the establishment of the...
Data Privacy Monitor
Not Too Early to Start to Prepare for New California Privacy Law
By Alan L. Friel, Niloufar Massachi
August 14, 2018
In late June, the California legislature signed into law Assembly Bill 375 (AB 375) as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), a privacy law, unprecedented in the U.S., that grants California residents a broad range of...
Data Privacy Monitor
California Passes Law Protecting Consumers' Online Privacy
By Alan L. Friel, Niloufar Massachi
June 29, 2018
On June 28, 2018, California lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 375 and Gov. Jerry Brown signed it into law as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, a privacy law that grants consumers a range of rights with respect to their personal...
Data Privacy Monitor
California Legislative Effort to Avert Privacy Ballot Initiative a Race Against the Clock
By Alan L. Friel, Niloufar Massachi
June 26, 2018
On Thursday, June 22, 2018, a previously dead California Assembly bill, AB 375, was revised as a proposed alternative to the ballot initiative know as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA),[1] which is expected to be on the...
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...