Nathan Freed Wessler

Staff Attorney,
ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project

Nathan Freed Wessler (@NateWessler) is a staff attorney with the ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, where he focuses on litigation and advocacy around surveillance and privacy issues, including cell phone location tracking, medical records privacy, and warrantless government use of surveillance technologies. He previously served as the national security fellow in the ACLU National Security Project, where he was involved in litigation seeking transparency and accountability for targeted killing and challenging unlawful detention at the U.S. prisons in Bagram and Guantanamo. Nate is a graduate of Swarthmore College and New York University School of Law, where he was a Root-Tilden-Kern fellow. Prior to law school, he worked as a regional and national field organizer for the ACLU. He served as a law clerk to the Hon. Helene N. White, United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, before rejoining the ACLU.

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