Kendall Burman was a New America Cybersecurity Fellow who previously served as the Deputy General Counsel for Strategic Initiatives in the Department of Commerce. Before that she was a Senior National Security Fellow at the Center for Democracy and Technology where she examined issues at the intersection of civil liberties, national security, and technology. Burman joined the White House in 2009 after having worked as the Chief Staff Counsel on Obama’s first presidential campaign. As an Associate White House Counsel and Special Assistant to the President, her policy portfolio included science and technology, open government, and intellectual property. Prior to this position, she was a litigation associate at Latham & Watkins, LLP. Burman is a graduate of Bowdoin College and received her J.D. from the University of Chicago where she was an editor of the law review.