Samara Trilling

Samara Trilling


Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA  JD, anticipated May 2025

Activities:    Law and Political Economy Association Board
                      Antitrust Association Board
                      Section Representative, HLS
Student Government

Columbia University, New York, NY BA in Computer Science, minor in History, May 2015

Honors:       Dean’s List
Activities:   Academic Awards Committee
                     Board Member, Women in Computer Science
                     Published seminar paper with Eric Foner,
“A Tale of Two Columbias: Francis Lieber, Columbia University and Slavery,” on Columbia website. Cited in Gellman, David N. Liberty’s Chain: Slavery, Abolition and the Jay Family of New York. Cornell University Press, 2022.


Justfix, New York, NY Staff Software Engineer, 2021 - 2022

  • Led 3-person team to build a Letter of Complaint tool for CA residents to report unsafe housing conditions and negligent landlords.
  • Improved landlord search on Who Owns What property research tool.
  • Worked with Sen. Ron Wyden’s office to analyze impact of Algorithmic Accountability Act on tenants and coordinate official Justfix endorsement.

Aspen Institute Tech Policy Hub, San Francisco, CA Fellow, 2020

Sidewalk Labs, New York, NY Senior Software Engineer, 2017 - 2020

Google, Mountain View, CA Software Engineer, 2015 - 2017

  • Google Fiber: Tech-led & launched Digital Inclusion Planner, a tool for visualizing the digital divide and planning broadband Community Impact programs.
  • Google News: Built citizen journalism web app, maintained Google News iOS app.