Forbes 30 Under 30 For Law and Policy

January 6th, 2014

I am honored to have been selected by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 30 people under the age of 30 in the field of law and policy. I just made the cut, as I’m a senior on the list at the ripe old age of 29. I’m especially flattered because the Judges were Professor Bill Eskridge, Greta Van Susteren, and Ronan Farrow.

Here are all of the winners (myself included):

  1. Nate Levine, 22, Founder, OpenGov
  2. Josh Blackman, 29, Assistant professor of law, South Texas College of Law, Houston
  3. Amanda Brown, 28, National political director, Rock the Vote
  4. Adam Chandler, 29, Attorney, Department of Justice
  5. Leif Dautch, 28, Deputy attorney general, California Department of Justice
  6. David Demirbilek, 28, Minority counsel, Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
  7. Audrey Gelman, 26, Vice president, SKDKnickerbocker
  8. Jake Heller, 29 Cofounder, Casetext
  9. Solomon Hsiang, 29, Assistant professor of public policy, University of California, Berkeley
  10. Tim Hwang, 27 Partner, Robot, Robot & Hwang
  11. Cristina Jimenez, 29 Managing director, United We Dream
  12. Noorain Khan, 29 Associate, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
  13. Derek Khanna, 25 Tech policy scholar, Activist
  14. Eric King, 24 Head of research, Privacy International
  15. Aaron Letzeiser, 24 Founder, Medical Amnesty Initiative
  16. Yihong “Julie” Mao, 27 Attorney, New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice
  17. Blake Masters, 27 Cofounder, Judicata
  18. Jonathan Mayer, 26 Cybersecurity fellow, Center for International Security and Cooperation
  19. Teryn Norris, 25 Commercialization & manufacturing specialist, U.S. Department of Energy
  20. Corey Owens, 29 Head of public policy, Uber
  21. Jonathan Fantini Porter, 29 Chief of staff, Department of Homeland Security
  22. Jessica Schumer, 29 Chief of staff, Council of Economic Advisers, Executive Office of the President
  23. Amie Stepanovich, 28 Director, domestic surveillance project, Electronic Privacy Information Center
  24. Nabiha Syed, 28 Attorney, Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz
  25. Trevor Timm, 29 Executive director, Freedom of the Press Foundation
  26. Rebecca Vallas, 29 Deputy director of government affairs, National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives
  27. Heather West, 29 Policy analyst, Google
  28. Cody R. Wilson, 25 Founder, Defense Distributed
  29. Lauren Wilson, 26 Policy counsel, Free Press
  30. Daniel Zolnikov, 26 State representative, Montana House District 47

Congratulations to all!