Izak works as a member of the in-house legal team while facilitating the initiatives of our Policy and RightsCon groups. Outside of Access Now, Izak volunteers as an Environmental Law Associate with the Earth Law Center and currently sits as a Board Member/Director with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Canada Branch. Prior to Access Now, Izak worked in commercial litigation and corporate law at a full-service law firm in Toronto, Canada. As a law student, Izak interned with Lawyers Without Borders, volunteered with the Mental Health Legal Centre, and held positions with a number of academic journals. He received his BA in Philosophy and Linguistics from the University of Melbourne and a JD from Melbourne Law School, having spent a semester on exchange at McGill University. Izak is a licensed attorney in the State of New York and a barrister and solicitor in the Province of Ontario, Canada.