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Attorney at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law
Monica Youn is an attorney at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law.
Monica Youn directs the Brennan Center's campaign finance reform project, as well as working on other means of achieving and protecting broader participation in the political process. She was previously in private practice, and also served as law clerk to Judge John T. Noonan, Jr. in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Ms. Youn received her J.D. from Yale Law School, her M. Phil from Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and her B.A. from Princeton University. She has litigated campaign finance and election law issues in state and federal courts throughout the nation. Her political commentary has been published in Roll Call, Slate, and The L.A. Times, and she has appeared on MSNBC's Hardball, PBS NewsHour, Democracy Now! and Bill Moyers Journal.