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
OCR Announces Intention to Move Forward With Development of Methodology to Distribute Enforcement Funds to Victims of HIPAA Violations
By Kathryn Carey, Lynn Sessions
June 15, 2018
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) updated its agenda, outlining proposed and final rules as well as pre-rule document releases for 2018. A notable, and highly anticipated, advance notice of proposed rulemaking included on the agenda...
Data Privacy Monitor
11th Circuit Issues Opinion Vacating Order That Required LabMD to Overhaul Its Data Security Program
By Kathryn Carey, Aaron R. Lancaster
June 8, 2018
On June 6, the 11th Circuit issued its long-awaited decision on LabMD Inc. v. Federal Trade Commission, vacating as unenforceable the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC’s) cease and desist order that required LabMD to create and implement a...
Data Privacy Monitor
The Weekly Privacy Rewind
June 5, 2018
Canada Canadian Banks Notify 90,000 Following Breach • Bank of Montreal and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce announced that they were contacted by hackers and informed that nearly 90,000 customers’ personal information was accessed. •...
Data Privacy Monitor
New Jersey Attorney General's Office Ramping Up Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Enforcement Efforts
By Sara M. Goldstein
June 4, 2018
The Office of the New Jersey Attorney General (AG’s Office) recently announced that it will be creating a new civil enforcement unit, known as the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Section (DPC Section), to investigate data breaches impacting...
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...