Selina MacLaren

Stanton Foundation Free Press/National Security Legal Fellow

Selina MacLaren will spend her fellowship year working on issues related to national security, privacy, and free expression.

MacLaren was previously a litigation associate at the firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, where her practice focused on complex commercial litigation and white-collar defense.

MacLaren graduated from The University of Chicago Law School in May 2014. During law school, she represented indigent defendants through the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic, worked as a research assistant, and interned at the Federal Public Defender's Office in Alexandria, Va. She also served as an editor of the Chicago Journal of International Law.

She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Berkeley where she graduated with highest honors, and studied abroad at the University of Delhi.

This fellowship is supported by a grant from the Stanton Foundation.

Admitted to practice in California and Washington D.C.