January 6, 2010New York, NY, January 6, 2010//The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC), provider of pro-bono legal services to nonprofit developers and distributors of free and open source software, announced the promotion of Karen Sandler today to general counsel.
As general counsel of the SFLC, Sandler's responsibilities include overseeing the organization's governance, policies and procedures. Sandler, along with the rest of the SFLC legal team, will continue to advise the SFLC's clients on matters regarding nonprofit formation and maintenance, copyrights and trademarks.
Prior to joining the SFLC in 2005, Sandler worked as an associate in the corporate departments of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in New York and Clifford Chance in New York and London. Sandler holds a bachelor degree in engineering sciences from the Cooper Union and a J.D. degree from Columbia Law School, where she was a James Kent Scholar and co-founder of the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review.