Courteney Leinonen is a legal assistant with the ACLU’s National Security Project. She graduated magna cum laude (pass with merit) from the War Studies Department at King’s College London where she earned a Master of Arts degree in International Relations. Prior to joining the ACLU, Courteney was an immigration legal assistant with a private law firm based in Philadelphia. Courteney has experience working and interning with U.S. and U.K. based non-profits. Courteney also holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science, Spanish, and International Studies from Indiana University-Bloomington.