Olivier Sylvain

Olivier Sylvain

Associate Professor of Law

Telephone: 646.312.8222
Office: Room 7-108

Research & Teaching Areas

Internet; Technology; Administrative Law; Legislation


Olivier Sylvain's academic interests include the public lawmaking processes generally and communications law and policy in particular. He teaches Legislation and Regulation, Administrative Law, and Internet-related courses. He is also a Research Associate at the Donald McGannon Communication Research Center at Fordham.

Olivier was a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Jenner & Block, LLC and, before that, the Marvin Karpatkin Fellow in the National Legal Office of the American Civil Liberties Union.


  • Williams College, B.A.
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
  • Columbia University, Ph.D.