Matt Zimmerman

Former Senior Staff Attorney
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Matt Zimmerman was a Senior Staff Attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, focusing on civil liberties, free speech, and privacy law. He is particularly interested in how anonymity, free expression, and online activism are affected by Internet intermediaries. His practice further includes ongoing work in intellectual property law as well as government transparency issues. Previously, Matt worked at the international law firm Morrison & Foerster LLP, where he focused on technology and commercial litigation matters, and the nonprofit advocacy organization The First Amendment Project, where he specialized in privacy and free speech issues. He earned his law degree from Columbia University and his undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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