Ian Adams is Vice President of Policy at TechFreedom where his work focuses on the disruptive impact of burgeoning technologies on law and regulation. He is also a public policy attorney with the international law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.
Earlier in his career, Ian was Associate Vice President of Government Affairs with the R Street Institute, where he coordinated the think tank’s outreach and engagement at the federal, state and local levels. He was also a Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellow with the office of California State Assemblyman Curt Hagman, R-Chino Hills, while Hagman served as vice chairman of the California Assembly Insurance Committee, and served as a legislative aide with the office of Oregon state Rep. Bruce Hanna, R-Roseburg, who was then co-speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives.
Ian is a graduate of Seattle University, with bachelor’s degrees in history and philosophy, and received his juris doctor from the University of Oregon. He is a member of the California and Illinois bars.