The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) has announced its 2017-2018 Advisory Council, a group that once again includes Lieff Cabraser partner Nicholas Diamand, who served on the Advisory Council for 2017. The coming year’s Council gathers over 60 highly-skilled individuals from various organizations, experiences, and practices who will meet several times over the course of the year to provide guidance for the Center’s Board of Directors.
“At CDT, we are always excited to welcome a diverse chorus of voices to the important conversations that are shaping the future of technology policy. We look forward to another year of work enriched by the generous contributions of our Advisory Council members,” said CDT President & CEO Nuala O’Connor.
Congratulations Nick on your reappointment!
About the Center for Democracy & Technology
The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) is a champion of global online civil liberties and human rights, dedicated to driving policy outcomes that keep the Internet open, innovative and free. The CDT works to preserve the unique nature of the Internet, enhance freedom of expression globally, protect our fundamental right to privacy, limit government surveillance, and define the boundaries of technology in our daily lives.
About Nicholas Diamand
A partner in Lieff Cabraser’s New York office with a practice focused on securities, digital privacy, and consumer fraud cases, Mr. Diamand’s case work includes digital privacy litigation against Facebook and LinkedIn, among others, as well as Lieff Cabraser’s cases against the nation’s largest banks for their unfair and deceptive practices in maximizing bank overdraft fees, and the litigation of gas royalty underpayment claims in which plaintiffs recovered more than $100 million in cash and future benefits. Diamand also serves as Chair of the Consumer Privacy/Data Breach Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice.