Elizabeth M. Lynch is a legal services attorney in New York City and the founder of China Law & Policy. She was named a New York Law Journal “Rising Star” in 2015, and her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Huffington Post, and the George Washington International Law Review. From 2007 to 2009, Lynch was a research fellow at NYU Law School’s U.S.-Asia Law Institute, where she worked with Professor Jerome Cohen on criminal justice reform projects in China. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her B.A. in Chinese Studies and Political Science from the State University of New York at Albany. Before becoming a lawyer, Lynch spent one year as a Fulbright Scholar researching rule of law issues at Peking University in Beijing.

Last Updated: October 17, 2017



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