Foundry Fellows // The Class
Meet the Foundry Fellows. Fellows are early-career law and policy innovators passionate about technology and are responsible for the planning, execution and substance of all Foundry initiatives. For more media and speaking requests, please visit our Speakers Bureau page.
Aalok Mehta is a doctoral candidate at the Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. He was the 2014 Google Policy Fellow at Public Knowledge.
Described by coworkers as “not the lawyer we need, but the lawyer we deserve,” Brendan O’Connor is a security researcher and consultant in Seattle, WA. He is admitted to the bar in Montana and Washington, and serves as Vice-Chair of the ABA’s Information Security Committee; while he is a lawyer, he is not your lawyer. More
Gabriella is the Digital and Technology Transactions Corporate Counsel for WeWork in NYC. She has multifaceted tech experience in the Silicon Valley, DC, and New York markets and actively brings the technology community together through dynamic programming. Gabriella is also the co-host of the podcast “Hustle Over Entitlement” telling the stories of trailblazers and risk takers.
When she’s not working on tech issues, Gabriella is proudly cheering on her University of Arizona Wildcats.
Joe Mornin is a software engineer, IP lawyer, and legal tech entrepreneur. He is currently clerking at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Katherine Bravo is a 3L, at the American University Washington College of Law, who is focused on technology, e-commerce, and data privacy. Her experiences have involved mobile advertising, privacy and data security, finance issues involving identity, intellectual property, and the First Amendment on the internet.
Most recently, Kerry worked as a consulting policy strategist with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, focusing on intellectual property and net neutrality. Prior to her work with EFF, Kerry was a policy fellow at Public Knowledge in Washington, D.C., working primarily on copyright, patent, and free expression issues. More
Miranda Bogen is an Associate at Upturn in Washington, DC. She holds a Masters at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy where she focused on international technology policy issues including privacy, data sovereignty, cybersecurity, human rights, and digital humanitarian initiatives. More
Morgan N. Weiland is an attorney and PhD candidate at Stanford University specializing in speech, press, and technology law and ethics. She created the first joint degree program between Stanford Law School, where she received her J.D. in 2015, and Stanford’s Communication Department. She is a Junior Affiliate Scholar at SLS’s Center for Internet & Society. More
Ross Slutsky is an associate in the Washington, DC office of Kelley Drye & Warren, where he focuses on communications law, privacy law, data security, and emerging technologies. He previously interned at the Federal Communications Commission, Center for Democracy & Technology, and Voice of America. More
Victoria is a soon-to-be graduate of American University Washington College of Law who has focused on copyright and fair use. Her fascination with copyright is maintained by interests in Internet subcultures, consumer norms, nonprofits, and educational/memory institutions. More
Tyler is an attorney in Portland, OR, working in trademark, copyright, and contract law, false advertising, and unfair competition. He also works as a Legal Engineer for Contract Standards, a contracts analytics and assembly company, where he focuses on M&A agreements, and licensing agreements, and other corporate and commercial agreements. More