Nicholas Tonckens (@nicktonckens) is a second-year law student at New York University School of Law, where he is Co-President of the National Security Law Society, Research Assistant for Professor Barry Friedman, and Staff Editor for the Review of Law and Social Change. He is also a Student Scholar with the Reiss Center on Law and Security.
During law school, Nicholas has interned with the U.S. Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, as well as the global digital rights NGO Access Now. Prior to law school, he worked on international law and security issues at think tanks in Boston and Washington, DC. He graduated cum laude from Bowdoin College in 2016 with a B.A. in Government and Russian.