Zach Lampell

Legal Advisor
Washington, D.C. (ICNL Headquarters)

zlampell@icnl.org

Zach Lampell is a Legal Advisor focusing on the freedom of expression at the International Center for Not-For-Profit Law (ICNL). He implements and provides technical legal assistance to civil society organizations and governments around the world seeking to improve laws governing the freedoms of expression, information, and other human rights necessary to a vibrant civil society.

Prior to joining ICNL, Mr. Lampell spent a number of years in Cambodia as the Deputy Director of the English Language Based Bachelor of Law Program at the Royal University of Law and Economics, where he founded the Center for the Study of Humanitarian Law.  Mr. Lampell was also a consultant with East West Management Institute where he provided technical legal assistance, training and strategic advice to legal aid attorneys on their work defending human rights, including internet freedom and the freedoms of association and expression. Prior to these positions, Mr. Lampell served as an Associate Legal Officer at the Khmer Rouge tribunal prosecuting senior leaders of the genocidal regime.

Mr. Lampell holds a J.D. with a Concentration in International Law from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he received a Distinguished Scholar Award. Mr. Lampell earned his Bachelor's Degree from Wesleyan University and is a member of the New York State Bar.

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