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Ms. April Michelle Ramsden

US Department of Justice

Michelle Ramsden serves as Senior Counsel in the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties, which is establishing a Data Protection Review Court pursuant to the Executive Order of October 7, 2022, “Enhancing Safeguards for United States Signals Intelligence Activities.” In addition to compliance and privacy policy work, Michelle leads the Department’s engagement with the Global Privacy Assembly and working groups of the US-EU Trade and Technology Council. She also coordinates Department initiatives around US, EU, and UK privacy legislation, the intersection of privacy and competition, and the protection of victim and witness information. Before coming to the Department of Justice, she was a Presidential Management Fellow and Privacy Compliance Specialist at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Michelle is a Georgia native and a 2014 graduate of Emory University School of Law.