A former Senate Democratic staffer, Anderson (“Andy”) has spent his career at the heart of policy debates around technology, trade and privacy. He has a keen understanding of Capitol Hill and leverages that expertise to provide clients with strategic counsel. Prior to joining Monument, he led Sen. Ron Wyden’s (D-OR) tech team as Senior Advisor for Technology and Trade. He advised the Senator on a broad range of tech issues, including surveillance reform, law enforcement access to data, and consumer privacy. Additionally, he led efforts to preserve Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, the critical law that protects platforms from liability for user-generated content. Andy also served as professional staff on the Finance Committee’s trade team where he advised the Senator and the Finance Committee on a range of trade issues, including trade preferences and trade adjustment assistance. He joined the Finance Committee in 2012, under Senator Max Baucus (D-MT), where he was a tax policy analyst and advisor. Andy is a graduate of Brandeis University and the George Washington University.