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Ryan Budish

Berkman Center, Harvard University
Cambridge, MA, USA
Ryan Budish is a fellow at the Berkman Center and the Project Director of Herdict, which uses crowdsourcing to present a real-time view of Internet accessibility around the world. In addition to Herdict, Ryan focuses on issues of privacy, government surveillance, transparency, and Internet governance.

Prior to arriving at Harvard, Ryan was an associate at the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP, in Washington, D.C. There his practice included assisting Internet and media clients navigate FCC and FTC regulations and investigations, defending a software company in patent litigation, preparing clients for compliance with the Affordable Care Act, and representing states in disputes with CMS.

Ryan received his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review. He received his B.A. with High Honors from Swarthmore College.