Chetan Gupta

Chetan Gupta is a privacy lawyer with a decade of experience advising on privacy related matters in various contexts, including with respect to GDPR and CCPA compliance. In 2018, he received the Privacy Papers for Policymakers Award from the Future of Privacy Forum and presented his paper titled, "The Market’s Law of Privacy: Case Studies in Privacy/Security Adoption" before the United States Senate and global policymakers in Washington DC. He has law degrees from Oxford and Berkeley and is licensed to practice in India and California.

Favorite Legal Book
Rumpole of the Bailey by John Mortimer
Favorite Legal Movie
A few Good Men
Favorite U.S. Supreme Court Justice
Justice Stevens
Favorite Starbucks Order
Varian Cafe – especially on Thursdays (Pho day!)
Puppuchino for my maltipoo
Favorite Legal Quote
“The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.” – Anatole France
Legal Mentors
Chris Hoofnagle, Professor at Berkeley Law
My boss Damien Kieran, Chief Privacy Officer at Twitter
Career You’d Choose Besides Lawyer
Road cycling, Reading, Hiking
Go-To Vacation Spot
Yosemite National Park
Top Bucket List Item
Climbing Half Dome
I Am So Proud of
My paper titled ‘The Market’s Law of Privacy: Case Studies in Privacy/Security Adoption’ won the Privacy Papers for Policymakers award and I was invited to present it before the US Senate.
Nothing Makes Me Happier Than
A nice walk with my wife and my dog