Marvin Ammori


Marvin Ammori leads the legal team at Hyperloop One, a company working to make hyperloop transportation a reality. The legal issues he deals with include regulatory, project finance, corporate, transactions and everything else.


Mr. Ammori has spent over a decade representing top technology giants and startups in legal and public policy matters. He helped lead all the net neutrality campaigns. He advised Google in its antitrust investigation, Apple in its disagreement with the FBI over iPhone encryption, and advised many in the tech community to kill SOPA. From 2011 to 2015, he did this as the head of his own firm representing companies including Google, Apple, Dropbox, and SoftBank, and startups like OpenDNS and Layer. Before that, he represented advocacy groups, including leading the Comcast-BitTorrent case, which is among the most important litigations concerning Internet policy in the past two decades.


Mr. Ammori has been named among Politico’s 50 visionaries for 2015, Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative in Business in 2012, a Washingtonian Magazine “Tech Titan” in 2015, and has been profiled on the front pages of several newspapers including the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and Philadelphia Inquirer. He has published in the Harvard Law Review, Foreign Affairs, and the New York Times, and appeared as an expert on MSNBC, CNN, and Fox, and testified before several government agencies around the world.


A former law professor, he dabbles in First Amendment theory; his article “First Amendment Architecture” sets out his primary arguments. Now he focuses on transportation law.


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