Ian David Adams

Ian David Adams

Vice President of Policy, TechFreedom

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.