Hillel Parness

  • Lecturer in Law

Hillel I. Parness has been a member of the Columbia Law School adjunct faculty and the school’s Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts since 2002.  He teaches a seminar that focuses on the intersection of intellectual property and the Internet, with a particular emphasis on secondary liability in copyright and trademark law. Hillel is the principal and founder of Parness Law Firm, a boutique litigation and intellectual property practice based in New York and New Jersey. Prior to starting his own firm in 2014, Hillel worked at a number of national and international law firms, including Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner, Lovells, and Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi. Hillel received his J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1995, and his A.B. from Columbia College through the Accelerated Interdisciplinary Legal Education Program. You can learn more about Hillel and Parness Law Firm at www.hiplaw.com.