Donald Aplin

Adjunct Professor of Law

Adjunct Professor Don Aplin is a graduate of Pomona College (Gov't) and the Antioch School of Law. He is the Bloomberg BNA Managing Editor for Privacy & Data Security News. Before becoming a legal journalist, Don practiced in a small Washington, D.C. law firm representing plaintiffs in EEO cases. For ten years before that, Don was an attorney with the public interest group the Government Accountability Project representing federal employee whistleblowers in employment retaliation cases and First Amendment and FOIA litigation as well as working with federal agencies and Congress to seek resolution of the substantive issues that the workers disclosed. This is his 30th year teaching in the Legal Rhetoric Writing and Research Program at the Washington College of Law.

Areas of Specialization

  • Information Law and Privacy
  • Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research

Degrees & Universities

  • B.A., Pomona College
  • J.D., Antioch School of Law