David O'Brien joined the Berkman Center staff as a project coordinator in February 2011. David has been contributing legal and policy research to a number of Berkman projects and publications since 2009, including the Citizen Media Law Project, Global Network Initiative, the Law Lab, and the ICANN Accountability and Transparency review process, among others.
David holds a J.D. from Northeastern University and a B.S. in economics and business administration. While in law school, David held positions in the Copyright, Trademark, New Media & Entertainment department at Fish & Richardson, at Inverness Medical Innovations’ in-house legal department, and with the Hon. Judith Dein at the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Beyond his work at Berkman, David spends his free time pretending to be a chef at home, occasionally voiding warranties while doing DIY disassembly and repair, and spending as much time as possible outdoors in Boston, California, and Colorado.