About: Susan Crawford is Assistant Professor of Law at Cardozo Law School, teaching cyberlaw and intellectual property law. Ms. Crawford received her B.A. (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and J.D. from Yale University. She served as a clerk for Judge Raymond J. Dearie of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and was a partner at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering (Washington, D.C.) until the end of 2002, when she left that firm to enter the legal academy. Ms. Crawford is also a Policy Fellow with the Center for Democracy & Technology.
Ms. Crawford’s practice was focused on Internet law and policy issues, including governance, privacy, intellectual property, advertising, and defamation. She represented major online companies, startups, and joint ventures, and worked particularly closely with companies doing business in the domain name world. From 1996-1998, she taught copyright as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown Law Center, and she has spoken and written frequently about online legal issues.
Ms. Crawford chairs the Board of Directors of Innovation Network, and is a member of the Advisory Boards of Squaretrade, Renovation in Music Education, the Legal Expert Network of the Institute for the Study of the Information Society and Technology (Insites) at the Carnegie Mellon Heinz School of Public Policy and Management, the Georgetown E-Business Institute for Corporate Counsel, and other groups. She lives in New York City.