Headshot of Lisa Femia standing outside of the EFF office

Staff Attorney*

Lisa Femia is a Staff Attorney on EFF’s civil liberties team. Her work focuses on surveillance, privacy, free speech, and the impact of technology on civil rights and civil liberties. Lisa came to EFF from Hogan Lovells US LLP, where she maintained a robust pro bono practice centered on democracy reform, criminal justice, and civil rights. Prior to joining Hogan, Lisa worked on privacy and government surveillance issues as a clinic student and post-graduate intern at the Brennan Center for Justice. Lisa additionally served as an NYU International Law and Human Rights Fellow while in law school. In that role, she advocated for press freedom and media rights in Kampala, Uganda.

Prior to law school, Lisa worked as the government relations manager of a national nonprofit foundation in Washington, D.C. Lisa holds a J.D. from New York University School of Law and a bachelor's degree from Princeton University.

*Admitted in New York and Washington, D.C., only; not admitted in California

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