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About Vania Mia Chaker, Esq.

Vania Mia Chaker graduated from Stanford University with honors and with distinction.  She holds a juris doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. While in law school, she served as president of the Federalist Society and as a senior editor of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy at Harvard Law School. She holds dual M.B.A. degrees from Columbia Business School and the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business.
Ms. Chaker clerked in the federal judiciary as an elbow clerk to the Hon. Rudi M. Brewster in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California and the Hon. Mitchel R. Goldberg in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.
Ms. Chaker has been associated with the global law firms of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, Baker & McKenzie, and Fox Rothschild, serving in the Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Venture Capital, and Insolvency practice groups of these firms.  
She served as a Koch Fellow for the United States Congress for the Hon. C. Christopher Cox and for the House Republican Policy Committee; and as a Research Assistant at the Hoover Institution while at Stanford University.
In addition to this Article, Ms. Chaker authored Chimaera Unleashed: The Specter of Warrantless Governmental Intrusion Is a Phantom that Has Achieved Greater Life in the Ether of Internet Communications, 23 J. Tech. L. & Pol’y 1. It is part of the Chimaera series of law articles and will be published in the University of Florida Levin College of Law Journal of Technology Law & Policy as the featured article.


Research Interests

Technology, Cyber Law, Privacy, Corporate Finance, Constitutional Law, Fourth Amendment, and First Amendment

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Professional Service and Affiliations

Attorney, Member of the California Bar
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Honors and Awards

  • Stanford University, Graduation with Honors, Graduation with Distinction, CALI Award


A.B., Stanford University