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EFF Interns and External Fellows

Legal Intern

Academic Background:  Holden attended Arizona State University and received an undergraduate degree in Business.  There, he was actively involved in the Entrepreneur's @ ASU organization where he helped his peers get their business ideas off the ground.  Currently, Holden is a third-year law student at UC Hastings.  He is actively involved in the school's Moot Court team.  He recently authored a journal note on the DMCA Triennial Review Proceedings with respect to vehicle software research.

Work Experience: In college, Holden started his own company consulting professionals on social media marketing.  After his first year of law school, Holden summered at Rouda, Feder, Tietjen & McGuinn, a San Francisco firm specializing in plaintiff-side torts.  This past summer, he was a summer associate at Clyde & Co where he assisted the firm in data breach coverage. 

Legal Interests: Holden is very interested in copyright fair use, section 1201 of the DMCA, cyber liability issues, and freedom of speech on the web.

Other Interests: Holden enjoys cooking, consuming boba tea, and tinkering with mechanical keyboards.

Legal Intern

Academic BackgroundJ.D., UC Irvine School of Law; B.A./B.A., University of California at Berkeley.

Work Experience: Operations and Sales Engineer at several tech start-ups; Summer Associate, One LLP; Legal Intern, 5 Arch Funding Corp. 

Legal Interests: Free Speech, Online Privacy, Net Neutrality, IP & Corporate Transactions.

Bio/Other Interests: Languages, numismatics, and surreptitiously integrating Beatles lyrics into conversations.

Legal Intern

Academic Background: UC Hastings College of the Law (J.D.), University of San Francisco (B.S. Business Administration)

Work Experience: Dolan Law Firm (Law Clerk), Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy (Law Clerk), SF Superior Court, Presiding Judge’s Department (Judicial Extern), Turn, Inc. (Legal Intern), United States Postal Service (Legal Extern), AdsWizz, Inc. (Legal Intern), IA Interior Architects (Legal Intern).

Legal Interests: Data privacy in relation to online advertising and web browsing, copyright and trademark issues in video games, and IoT privacy issues.

Other Interests: Learning calligraphy/hand lettering, discovering local eats, and trying new fitness activities.

Legal Intern

Academic Background:   The University of San Francisco School of Law (J.D. 2018), Loyola Marymount University (B.A., Recording Arts, 2012).

Work Experience:  United States District Court, District of New Jersey (Judicial Intern); Baker McKenzie (Legal Intern); Westlake Recording Studios (Technical Services Coordinator and Assistant Recording Engineer).

Legal Interests:  Civil Liberties in Cyberspace, Namely, the Tensions Between: Free Speech and Surveillance, and Intellectual Property and Free Expression.

Summer 2017
Grayson Clary
Rachel Dallal (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Legal Fellow)
Julia Greenberg
Priscilla Guo
Alex Noonan
Sarah Smith
Delbert Tran
Daniel Yablon

Spring 2017

Michael Deamer
Amanda Nielson-Galloway
Paget Norton

Fall 2016

Frida Alim (Bridge Fellow)
Inayat Chaudhry
William Hendel
Aileen Nguyen (Bridge Fellow)
Kinga Rorat
James Yoon

Summer 2016

Christine Bannan
Meghan Fenzel
Colette Ghazarian
Shelli Gimelstein
Michael Rosenbloom
Ritchie Wilson (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Legal Fellow)
Leah Yaffe

Spring 2016

Lea Mekhneche
Leighanna Mixter
Patrick Moore
Erich Snow

Fall 2015

Jack Bussell
Michael Godbe
Yonatan Moskowitz
Kelly Vargas
Carmen Wierenga

Summer 2015

Erica Fisher
Kelsey Harclerode
David Krone
Boris Mindzak
Sheri Pan
Michael Sinanian
Stephen Stanwood (Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Legal Fellow)

Spring 2015

Farbod Faraji
Mark Gray
Mehtab Khan
Joe Jung (Harvard "J" Term)
Paige Pembrook
Dimitri Rizek
Kerry Maeve Sheehan
Olga Slobodyanyuk (Harvard "J" Term)

Fall 2014

Marta Belcher
Jeff Hirschey
Mike Isaacs
Jake Wyrick

Summer 2014

Kendra Albert
Vera Eidelman
Naomi Gilens
Thad Houston
Emily Mahoney
Divya Musinipally
Rebecca Wexler

Spring 2013

James Buatti
Natasha Chu
Christopher Civil (Bridge Fellow)
Dan Garon
Jane Li (Harvard "J" Term)
Everett Monroe
Joe Mornin
Hilary Richardson (Bridge Fellow)
Megumi Yukie (Bridge Fellow)

Fall 2013

Christian Lee
Sydney Archibald
Christopher Civil (Bridge Fellow)
Hilary Richardson (Bridge Fellow)
Megumi Yukie (Bridge Fellow)

Summer 2013

Natasha Duarte
Colin Farlow
Craig Fratrik
Oliver Richards
Morgan Weiland

Spring 2013

Jack Donahoe
Peter Holm
Sarah Jeong (Harvard "J" Term)
Christopher Civil
Jose de Wit
Luis Zambrano
Jacob Zweig

Fall 2012

Erik Bauman
Joshua House
Andrew Serros
Tara Whalen

Summer 2012

Paige Austin
Whitney Merrill
Hannah Bloch-Wehba
Charlie Crain
Maxwell Mishkin
Joe Newman

Spring 2012

Angela Daly, International Legal Fellow
Courtney Bowman
Matthew Cagle
Adam Gulkis
Alexandra Moss
Natalie Nichol
Rob Walker

Fall 2011

James Leggett
Rebekka Murphy
Rowan Reynolds
Andrew Serros

Summer 2011

Michelle Benard
Tim Hwang
Adi Kamdar
Teri Karobonik
Eric Lindgren
Leafan “Lea” Rosen
Jarred Taylor
Elizabeth Uzelac

Fall 2010

Carlos Rosario

Summer 2010

Mohit Gupta
Jonathan Mayer
Sarah Adelaida McIntire
Heather Patterson
Mani Potnuru
Brian Rideout
Bahrad Sokhansanj
Shane Wagman

Spring 2010

Alessandra "Alea" Garbagnati
Shana Dines
Kathy Hashimoto

Fall 2009

Engey Elrefaie
Rohen Peterson

Summer 2009

Shana Dines
Brandon Weiner
Elizabeth Offen-Brown
Will Frank
Heather Casteel
Matthew Maddox
Lauren Gallo

Summer 2008

Kate Vershov
Justin Haan
Adrienna Wong
Nick Jackson
Shane Witnov
Google Policy Fellows:

Margot Kaminski
Ren Bucholz

Summer 2007

Nancy Sims
Kathleen Lu
Amy Morganstern
Erin Simon
Matt Sanchez
Nika Engberg
Ruben Rodrigues

Summer 2006

Henry Lien
Nicholas Smallwood
Aaron Perzanowski
Charles Duan

Summer 2005

Chris Riley
Adam Thomas
Talitha Nabbali
James Grimmelmann
Judit Ruis
Rosaclaire Baisinger
Chris Conley

2004

Lila Bailey
Charlotte Rodeen-Dickert
Kat Duffy
David Price

2003

Justin Firestone
Badri Natarajan
Elizabeth Miles
Paul Serritella

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