Eric Null is senior policy counsel at the Open Technology Institute, focusing on internet openness and affordability issues, including network neutrality, Lifeline, and privacy.
Before joining OTI, Null was senior staff attorney at the Institute for Public Representation (IPR), a public interest law firm and legal clinic housed in Georgetown Law. At IPR, he represented public interest organizations in front of the FCC, FTC, and courts of appeals. He worked on a broad range of issues including the open internet, municipal broadband, prison phone rates, and children’s advertising and privacy. He also worked closely with IPR clinic students and taught several classes about legal skills and substantive areas of law. Prior to IPR, Null was an attorney at the boutique IP law firm Ladas & Parry, and was an intern in the House of Representatives Communications & Technology Subcommittee and at Public Knowledge.
Null earned an LL.M. from Georgetown Law, a J.D. from Cardozo Law, and a B.A. in political science from the University of Vermont.