Kerry L. Monroe is a Ph.D. in Law candidate at Yale and a Resident Fellow with the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. Her major areas of interest include the First Amendment, telecommunications law, and media law. She holds a B.A. in German from the University of Georgia and a J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where she received the Certificate of Merit in Mass Media Law and was a member of the Executive Board of the Henry M. Campbell Moot Court Competition and a contributing editor of The University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform.
Before coming to Yale, Monroe practiced as a Technology and Media attorney with Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C., primarily representing broadcast television and radio stations before the FCC, in corporate negotiations, and in litigation. She also advised technology companies on information privacy practices and represented a number of non-profit and religious groups in appellate litigation concerning free speech and Establishment Clause issues. She is an active member of the District of Columbia bar and an inactive member of the Georgia Bar.