Elettra is an Assistant Professor of Law and Computer Science at Northeastern University. She is a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and an Affiliated Fellow at Yale Law School's Information Society Project (ISP). Elettra's research is on tech law, privacy, data law and antitrust and how they overlap in the platform economy. She sometimes advises and collaborates with civil society organizations such as Privacy International.
Prior to starting at Northeastern, Elettra was a joint Postdoctoral Fellow at the Information Law Institute at NYU School of Law and at the Digital Life Initiative at Cornell Tech in New York. In 2022, she completed an SJD dissertation at Harvard Law School titled "Law, Freedom and Power in the Digital Platform Economy" under the supervision of Professor Yochai Benkler. Before academia, Elettra was a competition and intellectual property lawyer at Allen & Overy LLP in London and Brussels, handling corporate transactions and patent disputes.
Elettra speaks fluent Italian and French and has been admitted to practice law in New York (2013) and England and Wales (2016). She holds an LLB from University College London (2011), and LLM from Harvard Law School (2012), a Diploma in IP Law and Practice from Oxford University (2016) and an SJD from Harvard Law School (2022).