Eliza Sweren-Becker serves as Counsel in the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice, where she focuses on voting rights and elections. Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Ms. Sweren-Becker was a litigation associate in private practice at Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, where her practice included complex commercial litigation, appeals, and pro bono matters.
Ms. Sweren-Becker received a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a master’s degree in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations, magna cum laude, from Brown University. After law school, Ms. Sweren-Becker served as a Ford Foundation Fellow in the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. She then served as a law clerk to the Honorable Christina A. Snyder of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Before attending law school, Ms. Sweren-Becker was a research associate for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.