Prof. Emile Loza de Siles

Emile Loza de Siles

Assistant Professor of Law
School of Law

Hanley Hall 221
Phone: 412.396.6423


Data Science Graduate Certificate, Harvard University
Cybersecurity Strategy Graduate Certificate, Georgetown University
J.D., The George Washington University Law School
M.B.A., University of Houston, Clear Lake
B.S., Oklahoma State University System - East Central

Emile Loza de Siles is an Assistant Professor at Duquesne University School of Law. Her interests include contracts, evidence, torts, professional responsibility, international and comparative law, intellectual property, entrepreneurship, technology and law, privacy, data science, public policy, legal analytics, smart contracts and algorithm biases, and interdisciplinary studies.

She is the founder of Technology & Cybersecurity Law Group PLLC in Washington, DC and has provided trusted mission-centered legal counsel to innovators across industries from Fortune 100 to emerging companies. She has presented and published extensively on law, technology, cybersecurity, and legal and data ethics topics. Prior to her legal career, she was a clinical scientist and subsequently held business executive and managerial positions in healthcare, genetics, information technology, optoelectronics, and other technology fields.

Read Professor Loza de Siles' resume.

Publications & Scholarship
  • 26 legal publications on Internet of Things, blockchain, and other technology topics published in business, engineering, and law journals. Top 10% user downloads on SSRN (August 2018). Publications to date and citations available upon request.

  • What's on the Docket: Facebook's Regulatory and Legal Landscape Ahead, Wedbush
    Securities, Advisor Conference Call (Apr. 13, 2018) (legal commentator on enforcement and
    regulatory outlook in wake of Cambridge Analytica and Russian disinformation campaign and
    interference in 2016 United States presidential election).

  • Distinguished Speaker, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, College of Security &
    Intelligence (Apr. 4, 2018), consisting of three (3) presentations:
    Cybersecurity Law: Navigating the Future Now, all-college lecture deck.
    Cybersecurity Law & Ethics, two (2) lectures to undergraduate Cybersecurity and Data
    Science classes.

  • Top 10 Disruptive Technologies, Attorney Competence, and Ethical Compliance, Idaho State
    Bar Annual Conference (July 13, 2017). 70-page CLE materials available upon request.

Memberships, Bar Admissions & Service


  • American Bar Association - Currently, member of Science & Technology and Litigation Sections and of Center for Professional Responsibility

  • American Society of International Law

  • Hispanic National Bar Association

  • IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

Bar Admissions

  • Idaho State Bar

  • Oregon State Bar (imminently pending)


  • Pro bono matters and leadership service with the Board of Directors

  • The George Washington University Law School Latino Law Alumni Association

  • American Bar Association - Chair, Digital Games and New Media Committee, Information Technology
    Division Liaison, Diversity Action Group; and more.