Seattlites! Come say "hi" to EFF's Legal Director Cindy Cohn at an informal get together at Bastille Cafe & Bar on June 24 from 8-10:30pm. Cindy will be happy to answer questions about EFF's work or online civil liberties in general.
Thursday, June 24th, 8:00-10:30PM
5307 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98117
Cindy Cohn is the Legal Director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation as well as its General Counsel. She is responsible for overseeing the EFF's overall legal strategy and supervising EFF's 11 staff attorneys and fellows. Ms. Cohn first became involved with the EFF in 1995, when the EFF asked her to serve as the lead attorney in Bernstein v. Dept. of Justice, the successful First Amendment challenge to the U.S. export restrictions on cryptography. Outside the Courts, Ms. Cohn has testified before Congress, been featured in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle and elsewhere for her work on cyberspace issue. The National Law Journal named Ms. Cohn one of 100 most influential lawyers in America in 2006 for "rushing to the barricades wherever freedom and civil liberties are at stake online." In 2007 the Journal named her one of the 50 most influential women lawyers in America.