Monica Youn works as an attorney in the Democracy Program of the Brennan Center, focusing on campaign finance reform and other means of achieving and protecting broader participation in the political process. She was previously in private practice at the law firms of Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP and Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, focusing on media and intellectual property litigation. She 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.