Stacy-Ann Elvy

Professor of Law

Stacy-Ann Elvy

Stacy-Ann Elvy is a professor of law and the associate director of the Center for Business and Financial Law at New York Law School. Her research focuses on the commercial law of privacy and its relationship to emerging technology, and human rights law. She is an adviser to the American Law Institute’s Principles for a Data Economy project.

Professor Elvy is currently writing a book, The Internet of Things: The Future of Commercial Law and Privacy (under contract with Cambridge University Press), that explores the consumer and legal implications of the Internet of Things.

Her scholarship has been published by or is forthcoming in leading legal journals and books, including the Columbia Law ReviewBoston College Law ReviewWashington & Lee Law ReviewResearch Handbook on the Law of Artificial Intelligence (Edward Elgar Press), Emory International Law Review, and the University of Michigan Journal of Gender and Law, to name a few. View her articles and book chapter here.

Professor Elvy’s articles have been identified and peer reviewed by distinguished legal scholars in online legal journal Jotwell as some of the best recent works of scholarship relating to commercial law and privacy law. View the peer reviews here and here.

She has written several articles and presented at various conferences and roundtables evaluating the Internet of Things, including serving as an invited speaker at the Centre for European Policy Studies Ideas Lab Conference in Belgium and an exclusive Internet of Things roundtable held by the U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security.

In 2016, she received the Rising Legal Star Award from the New York Law Journal after being selected from a field of nearly 300 nominees of New York lawyers age 40 or younger. In 2017, she was selected to serve as the Vice Chair of the Article 2 Uniform Commercial Code Committee of the American Bar Association.

Professor Elvy joined the legal academy after practicing law at Akerman Senterffit and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. She received her Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and her Bachelor of Science from Cornell University.