Linsey Krolik


Linsey Krolik is Senior Director, Legal at She has practiced in the areas of FinTech, consumer protection, privacy, and contracting for over 20 years. She holds at JD/MBA from Santa Clara University. An expert in legal project management and Plain English legal writing, Linsey approaches her work methodically and creatively. She is also an adjunct professor at Santa Clara University School of Law in the school’s Entrepreneur’s’ Law Clinic, lecturing on clear communication, contracts, marketing, product, Internet and privacy law and supervising students working on issues with real-life Silicon Valley startups.

Prior to joining, Linsey held several Associate General Counsel roles at PayPal, leading work on PayPal’s global user agreements policies, advising on product launches, and negotiating strategic commercial agreements. She was also a key leader on the award-winning team to separate PayPal from eBay in 2015.

For almost a decade before Linsey’s time at PayPal, she ran a solo legal practice serving Silicon Valley startups. Prior to her solo law practice, Linsey was Corporate Counsel for ARM and spent time at other Silicon Valley companies, such as Palm, 3Com, and Amdahl in both legal and business roles.


J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law

MBA, Santa Clara University

B.A., San Francisco State University

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Currently Teaching

Entrepreneurs’ Law Clinic B Summer 2021
Entrepreneurs' Law Clinic Summer 2021