Meet Kyle Kennett, an Institute for Privacy Protection Student Fellow 2018-2019, Senior Student Fellow 2019-2020
Kyle Kennett is a third-year law student at Seton Hall Law for the 2019-2020 academic year. Prior to attending law school, Kyle graduated from Rider University with a degree in History and Secondary Education and was a substitute teacher in Kindergarten through eighth grade. Since May of 2018, Kyle has worked as a law clerk at Santarcangelo Law, L.L.C. in Montclair, NJ. While at the firm, Kyle has worked on various legal matters in the fields of personal injury, healthcare, and property. Kyle became interested in Privacy Law during his first year as a law student when popular social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter became headline news following data breaches. After seeing top athletes drafted by the NFL and NBA face criticism for past controversial tweets and posts, Kyle realized the importance of educating youth on the dangers of social media use. During the 2018-2019 school year, Kyle was an Institute for Privacy Protection Student Fellow and worked with fifth and sixth grade students in Montclair, Newark, and Manhattan. As the Senior Student Fellow for the 2019-2020 academic year, Kyle will train the new cohort of Student Fellows and assist with conference planning. Upon graduation, Kyle will serve as a law clerk for the Honorable Thomas M. Moore, P.J.Cv. in Essex County Superior Court.