Faculty Profiles

Alicia Solow-Niederman

Alicia Solow-Niederman

PULSE Fellow in Artificial Intelligence, Law, and Policy
B.A. Stanford University, 2011
J.D. Harvard Law School, 2017

Alicia Solow-Niederman is a Fellow in Artificial Intelligence, Law, and Policy for UCLA School of Law’s Program on Understanding Law, Science, and Evidence (PULSE). After her fellowship, she will clerk for the Honorable Rudolph Contreras of the U.S. District Court, District of Columbia.

Solow-Niederman received her B.A. with Distinction in Communication and Political Science from Stanford University and was awarded the J.E. Wallace Sterling Award for Scholastic Achievement as one of the top 25 students in her graduating class. She earned her J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review (HLR) and served as Chair for the HLR Forum, the online compendium to the print edition.

Before attending law school, Solow-Niederman worked for three years as a project manager at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Her project portfolio included the development of a tool to analyze the political economy of the online news ecosystem (Media Cloud), management of an initiative on student privacy and digital technology, and research on both information quality and mobile ad hoc networks. While attending law school, she continued her affiliation with the Berkman Klein Center and contributed to scholarship on algorithmic accountability, AI governance, and digital privacy and security. She was also a legal intern for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Policy and a summer associate at Jenner & Block in Washington, D.C.