Alexandra Givens is the founding Executive Director of the Institute for Technology Law & Policy at Georgetown Law. She previously served as Chief Counsel for IP and Antitrust to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary and to its Chairman/Ranking Member, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.). She advised Senator Leahy and developed legislative strategy on matters including patent reform, federal trade secrets legislation, net neutrality, First Amendment issues surrounding online speech, access to medicines, and oversight of mergers and antitrust policy. She previously was a litigator at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York City.