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Anita Ramasastry

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Anita Ramasastry is an associate professor of law and a director of the Shidler Center for Law, Commerce, & Technology at the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, Washington. Prior to joining the University of Washington faculty, Professor Ramasastry was a staff attorney at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Ramasastry graduated with honors from Harvard Law School and clerked for Justice Alan B. Handler of the New Jersey Supreme Court. She has also practiced law with the international law firm of White & Case in Budapest, Hungary, and served as an assistant professor of law and law reform associate at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary (founded by financier George Soros). More recently, Ramasastry was a Senior Attorney and Advisor to the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Zurich, Switzerland. Ramasastry's research interests involve law and technology, commercial law, and law and globalization. She is a consultant to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development as well as the United States Agency for International Development.

Ramasastry writes on law and technology, international law and globalization, civil rights, and civil liberties. Her columns for FindLaw's legal commentary can be found here.


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