Lata Nott is a First Amendment Fellow at the Freedom Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering First Amendment freedoms for all. She is an attorney with expertise in the intersection of law, technology, and expression. Her work focuses on effectively communicating complex issues to the public through digital content, programs, podcasts, lectures, and strategic initiatives. She frequently speaks, writes, and comments on topics relating to the First Amendment, freedom of expression, media literacy, and internet speech policy.
Nott formerly was the assistant director of admissions at the Georgetown University Law Center, where she implemented strategies to increase diversity, promote the scholarship program for high-need students, and integrate technology into the Law Center’s recruitment efforts.
Prior to that, she was a litigator in New York City at the law firms of Proskauer Rose and Chadbourne & Parke. In addition to her commercial litigation practice, she maintained an active pro-bono practice focused on asylum cases, and developed a proficiency in legal issues surrounding the Internet, data privacy, and cybersecurity. She graduated from the University of California, Davis, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with a Bachelor of Arts in international relations. She earned her Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School in 2010.