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Wayne Unger is an Assistant Professor of Law at Quinnipiac University School of Law where he teaches Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, First Amendment, and Data Privacy & Security Law. He has also taught at Gonzaga University School of Law and Arizona State University's College of Law.

As a legal scholar, Unger’s research focuses on the intersection of constitutional law, emerging technologies, and data privacy and security. Specifically, Unger considers how technological advancements erode civil liberties and threaten democracy. His research and scholarship have appeared in the nation’s top law journals, including Columbia’s Science & Technology Law Review and the Washington & Lee Law Review. Unger has also written several articles for The Conversation--all of which have been syndicated internationally. He is a frequent guest commentator for NBC Connecticut, CBS New York, NPR podcasts, and CTV's Your Morning (Canada's national morning show).

Prior to his current work, Unger founded The Unger Firm LLC, a boutique law firm specializing in cyber & tech law, constitutional law, and business law. He also worked in Silicon Valley where he managed multimillion dollar corporate transformation initiatives for Cisco Systems; directed sales for the financial services and technology industry segments for a SaaS startup (acquired by LexisNexis Risk Solutions for $480M in 2020); and led strategic partnerships and account management for a second startup.

He holds a J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, ASU and a B.S. in Supply Chain Management from W.P. Carey School of Business, ASU, and is admitted to practice law in Arizona.


  • BS, Arizona State University
  • JD, Arizona State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Privacy Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Communications and Technology Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Procedure


  • Law

Office Location

  • School of Law and Education 158

Mail Drop

  • LW-FAC

News & Media

'Colorado voters seeking to disqualify Trump from the ballot tell Supreme Court Jan. 6 'will forever stain' US history'

January 29, 2024

Wayne Unger, assistant professor of law, wrote that the outcome of the case will likely determine if Trump can appear on ballets across the country.

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