Nicole Wong is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Google, primarily responsible for the company's product and regulatory matters. She is a frequent speaker and author on issues related to law and technology, including four appearances before the US Congress regarding internet policy. Nicole also has taught media and internet law courses as an adjunct professor at the University of California at Berkeley, Stanford University and University of San Francisco.
Prior to joining Google, Nicole was a partner at the law firm of Perkins Coie, LLP, where she represented traditional media and "new media" clients, including Hearst Corporation, McClatchy Company, The Los Angeles Times, Walt Disney Company, General Electric, Microsoft, Amazon.com and Yahoo!. Nicole is also a co-editor of Electronic Media and Privacy Law Handbook (2003), which is now a collaborative digital treatise maintained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and students at Boalt Hall School of Law (see http://ilt.eff.org).
Nicole has served on the Governing Committee of the ABA Communications Law Forum since 2001 and on the Board of Directors of the First Amendment Coalition since 2007. She previously served as a co-chair of the Practising Law Institute's Internet Law Institute from 2001-04, and as a member of the San Francisco Sunshine Task Force from 1997-98. She was one of the founders and the first editor-in-chief of the Asian Law Journal. Nicole received her law degree and a Master's degree in Journalism from the University of California at Berkeley.