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Mailyn Fidler

Technology and Press Freedom Project Legal Fellow

Mailyn Fidler is the 2020/2021 Technology and Press Freedom Project Legal Fellow for the Reporters Committee, where she works on litigation, policy, and research on technological issues affecting key press First Amendment rights.

Mailyn received her J.D. from Yale Law School. During law school, she interned at the Knight First Amendment Institute and for a law firm litigating First Amendment issues on behalf of major Internet platforms. Through clinic, she helped the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office develop its cybersecurity and other impact litigation. She has published law review articles on national security whistleblowers and local police surveillance.

Before law school, Mailyn conducted research into internet law & policy issues at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School. She has a master’s degree from Oxford University, where she was a Marshall Scholar, and has an undergraduate degree from Stanford University. She is originally from the Midwest.

Admitted to practice in Illinois.