Andrea Muto

Andrea Muto is a journalist, lawyer, law librarian and international development consultant. After serving as reference librarian for the business research center at Ernst & Young LLP in Cleveland, Muto joined LexisNexis, one of the largest online legal information providers in the world. Muto completely turned her career trajectory on its head in 2007, when she joined a D.C.-based federal government contractor implementing rule of law projects for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). She worked in Kabul, Afghanistan, as a senior legal information advisor, and in 2008 designed and staffed a new law library located on the campus of Kabul University. She was also a consultant for the World Bank in Kabul, where she designed plans to develop provincial law libraries, and later worked for a University of Washington School of Law program as a Jessup Moot Court team coach. Her team was the first from Afghanistan to travel to Washington D.C., to compete in the international competition.

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