Esther D. Clovis is a New York attorney and a member of the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice. Ms. Clovis has represented and counseled clients in user agreement disputes and consumer-based litigation in New York and New Jersey state courts, as well as New York federal courts. In addition, Ms. Clovis is an International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US). She has counseled and assisted with the representation of corporate defendants in consumer class actions and complex litigation arising from alleged consumer privacy violations and allegations of data misuse. On the advisory side of her practice, Ms. Clovis supports the work of the Data Strategy, Security & Privacy team for clients revising their privacy policies and other online disclosures, as well as implementing the requirements of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and other federal and state laws and regulations.

While in law school, Ms. Clovis worked as a legal extern at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development headquarters in Washington D.C. She also served as the executive director of Penn Law Advocates for the Homeless and completed nearly 200 hours of pro bono service during her tenure at Penn Law.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Clovis was a member of Teach for America, where she taught special education to middle school students in Newark, New Jersey.


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.
  • The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Certificate, Business Management
  • Princeton University, A.B.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • New Jersey
  • New York
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Journal of Law and Public Affairs, Executive Editor
  • Journal of Constitutional Law, Senior Editor
Honors & Awards
  • Sadie T.M. Alexander Law Scholarship, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2015
  • Princeton Class of 1961 Fellowship, Princeton University, 2012 
Spoken Languages
  • French
  • Haitian Creole