David Baumgarten

David Baumgarten is a member of the Student Press Law Center’s Board of Directors. Meet the rest of the Board.

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David Baumgarten is the General Counsel of The Atlantic Monthly Group LLC, where his responsibilities include counseling The Atlantic‘sjournalists. He is also currently the Vice President of the Board of Trustees of the Daily Princetonian, the independent student newspaper at Princeton University, and works closely with the paper’s student leaders and staff on editorial and operational issues.

David previously served as the General Counsel of Atlantic Media (the former parent company of The AtlanticNational JournalGovernment Executive, and Quartz); practiced law at Williams & Connolly LLP; taught at the University of Virginia School of Law as an Adjunct Lecturer; worked as a management consultant at Boston Consulting Group; worked as a research assistant for the journalist and author David Maraniss; and interned at the Center for Public Integrity. He is a 2006 graduate of Princeton University and a 2010 graduate of Harvard Law School.