Izak acts as in-house counsel, advising on global operations while facilitating the work of our Policy, Advocacy, Grants, and RightsCon Teams. Outside of Access Now, Izak volunteers as an Environmental Law Associate with the Earth Law Center and is active with the Association of Corporate Counsel, the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the New York City Bar.
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.