Izak C Rosenfeld

Izak C Rosenfeld

Access Now
  • Business Law, International Law, Civil Rights ...
  • District of Columbia, New York, Ontario (Canada)
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Izak is Associate General Counsel for Access Now (an international human rights organization that defends and extends the digital rights of users at risk) where he acts as global in-house counsel, advising on international operations and compliance, and facilitating policy, advocacy, digital security, and grants programs. He is a licensed Attorney in New York and Washington DC (USA), and a Barrister & Solicitor in Ontario (Canada), and also holds the Certified Information Privacy Professional - EU (CIPP/E) designation.

Prior to Access Now, Izak practiced commercial litigation and corporate law at a firm in Toronto, Canada. He obtained his Juris Doctor (JD) from the University of Melbourne, having also studied law at McGill University.

Izak is an active member of the legal community, and is currently an Associate Judge - Awards and Subgrants for the American Bar Association (ABA), Arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), member of the ABA Pro Bono Taskforce, and Young Mediator with the International Mediation Institute (IMI).

Outside of his practice, Izak serves as an Auxiliarist with the US Coast Guard, Pro Bono Lawyer with the Earth Law Center, Volunteer Attorney with Pro Bono Partnership, Pro Bono Attorney with the ABA's "Free Legal Answers", member of World Animal Protection's Young Professionals' Council, Volunteer Attorney with the City Bar Justice Center, and mentor with the NYSBA and Melbourne Law School. He is also an Ambassador for Digital Grassroots, and Member of the Harvard Law School Systemic Justice Initiative.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Finance, Business Formation
International Law
Human Rights
Civil Rights
Discrimination, Employment, Privacy Law
Communications & Internet Law
Internet Law, Telecommunications Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
ID Number: 90002238
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 5621370
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Ontario (Canada)
ID Number: 77131C
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate General Counsel
Access Now
- Current
University of Melbourne Law School
J.D. (2017) | Law
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University of Melbourne
B.A. (2013) | Double Major: Philosophy & Linguistics
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StepUp Pro Bono Service Award
Federal Bar Association (FBA)
Professional Associations
American Bar Association (ABA)
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New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
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New York City Bar
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New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
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Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)
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Federal Bar Association
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Articles & Publications
Civil Society’s Access to Resources and the Right to Association and Assembly: Insights on the Report of the UN Special Rapporteur
American Bar Association, "International Law News", Vol. 49, No. 4 · Aug 22, 2022
Three Years of GDPR: Enforcement (or Lack Thereof) and Its Impact on Cross-Border Contracts
American Bar Association, "The Year in Review: An Annual Survey of International Legal Developments" (ISSN: 2637-9759)
Employment Law Considerations for International NGOs
Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), "KnowledgeNet"
Certified Information Privacy Professional - Europe (CIPP/E)
International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
Member (M.AICD)
Australian Institute of Corporate Directors (AICD)
Professional (P.RI)
Resolution Institute (RI)
Member (M.CMI)
Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Member (M.AIADR)
Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution (AIADR)
Associate (A.CIArb)
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
Certificate IV - Financial Services
Allegis Group
Websites & Blogs
Access Now
Access Now - Izak
Contact & Map
Access Now
463 Lincoln Place
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Telephone: (888) 414-0100
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