LAUREN SAINE

1485 Vallejo Street Apt 7, San Francisco CA 94109

lauren.saine@gmail.com, https://k-band.us


ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

Harvard University Kennedy School - Certificate In Executive Management  (April 2012)

University of Denver Sturm College of Law - JD with honors, Order of St.Ives  (Dec 2000)

         


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Increment / Clashbit / Techtonica - Policy Advisor  (7/17-present)

Advised founders on entity formation, corporate formalities, crypto- currency regulation, contracts, taxation, employment, copyright and trademark, employment-based visas, international legal issues, sponsored project agreements, company policies and funding models

Webpass from Google Fiber - Policy Advisor  (10/15-9/16)        

                                           

Drafted and promoted Webpass model Internet Franchise ordinance, met with local policymakers and community influencers, wrote letters and public comments

California Public Utilities Commission - Advisor / Senior Policy Analyst  (5/08-9/15)

                                                   

Advised Commissioner on telecommunications law and policy; drafted talking points for public presentations, congressional testimony, and agency rule and legislative bill amendments; drafted state policy for California Teleconnect Fund and analyzed program impacts

Colorado Legislature - Joint Budget Committee - Legislative Analyst (8/05-9/07)         

Evaluated Governor’s annual budget requests for executive departments; made line-by-line funding recommendations in public hearings; wrote parts of state’s omnibus appropriations bill; staffed Senate Appropriations Committee; wrote fiscal analyses, bill amendments, research memos, budget reports

Community Housing Services, Inc.  - Staff Attorney  (6/04-8/05)

Advised clients on landlord-tenant, debtor-creditor, homeowner association, foreclosure, bankruptcy, fair housing, and other law; wrote Landlord-Tenant resource guide; presented tenant rights seminars

Colorado Civil Rights Division / DHS - Policy Analyst / Investigator  (9/00-9/03)  

                                                                                                   

Evaluated discrimination complaints, determined jurisdiction, drafted charges, wrote Letters of Determination, trained staff and advocates on noncitizen eligibility for public benefits, wrote Noncitizen Rights resource guides

Community College of Aurora - Director of Research & Evaluation  (9/94-9/99)  

                                                                                                                     

Produced annual Quality Indicators Report and 5-year Academic Review, monitored grant programs and wrote program performance reviews; designed and conducted student and alumni surveys

Mountain States Employers Council, Inc. - Management Consultant  (4/90-6/91)

Presented day-long management training seminars on staffing and performance management, advised member companies, including Kodak and Cablevision, on employee relations policy and practice


COMMUNITY SERVICE

San Francisco Public Library - Technology Clinic (2018-present)

San Francisco  Bar Association - Legal Advice Clinic (2018-present)

Wikimedia Foundation - Copyright Law Project (2015-17)

National Lawyers Guild - State Bar Committee (2013-2015)

Hastings College of the Law - Center for Refugee Studies (2011-12)

Denver Bar Association - Legal Night and LawLine 9 (2001-05)

American Friends Service Committee - Rights for All People (2003-05)

Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network - Secretary (2001-03)

Mi Casa Resource Center for Women - Treasurer (1997-99)

Women’s Education Foundation - Founder (1996-2012)