Tiffany T. Young



Tiffany Young is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP based in the Silicon Valley office where she is a member of the firm’s Transactions Practice.

Prior to Foley, Tiffany worked at a large intellectual property and technology law firm where she drafted patent applications relating to semiconductors, circuit design, electric vehicle motor design, augmented reality systems, medical devices and software. She prosecuted domestic and foreign patent application filings and authored data privacy articles on recent events. She also researched and drafted memoranda on data privacy laws including the EU General Data Protection Regulation and California Consumer Privacy Act.

While working on her law degree, Tiffany worked as an advanced negotiations seminar teaching assistant where she facilitated class negotiations. Tiffany also worked at the Mental Health Advocacy Services as an AmeriCorps Veterans Legal Corps Law Clerk where she advised on issues relating to disability benefits, housing rights, owed wages, child custody and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs benefits.

While working on her undergraduate degree, Tiffany interned at an American non-profit human and poverty rights organization where she prepared conservatorship petitions on behalf of clients caring for patients with dementia and mental disabilities. She also interned at Northrop Grumman Corporation where she helped test a military communications satellite network and predicted antenna behavior using an electromagnetic wave simulation program.


  • Columbia Law School (J.D., 2019)
    • Editor, Science and Technology Law Review
    • Student editor, Foundation Moot Court Program
    • Conference co-chair, Asian Pacific American Law Student Association
  • University of Southern California (B.S., cum laude, 2016)
    • Major: electrical engineering; minor: business law
    • Member, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
    • Member, Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society


  • Mandarin (fluent)
  • Spanish (conversational)
  • Taiwanese (basic)
  • Russian (basic)


  • California