Linsey Krolik is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Entrepreneurs’ Law Clinic where she helps oversee law students as they advise entrepreneurs. She is also Law Faculty Director of the interdisciplinary Bronco Entrepreneurs Advisory Clinic Hours (BEACH), where she trains volunteer attorneys and students to counsel clients seeking legal advice for startups and Assistant Director in the Tech Edge JD program, an experiential certificate program for law students interested in working in technology law.
Professor Krolik has been an attorney advising companies of all stages – from startups to medium to large global companies – for over twenty years. She has worked in-house for PayPal, ARM, BILL, and Palm in a variety of leadership and transactional legal roles, including leading the product legal team at PayPal, starting BILL’s privacy program, and being a leader of the award-winning legal team separating PayPal from eBay. Today, in addition to teaching, Professor Krolik operates a law practice focused mainly on privacy compliance, responsible AI, product counseling, and contracts.
Professor Krolik was appointed in November 2022 to the Consulting Group on the Establishment of a Legal Specialization in Privacy Law (“Privacy Law Group”). The group will provide recommendations to the California Board of Legal Specialization about whether to add privacy law as an area where lawyers can publicly identify themselves as specialists.
J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law
MBA, Santa Clara University
B.A., San Francisco State University