Lisandra Novo is a legal consultant currently providing legal and research assistance to the Strategic Litigation Project at the Atlantic Council. The Strategic Litigation Project works on prevention and accountability efforts for atrocity crimes, human-rights violations, terrorism, and corruption offenses around the world.
Previously, Novo was a judicial fellow at the International Court of Justice where she worked on interstate disputes. She also previously served as a Fulbright scholar in Spain where she conducted research on transitional justice and historical memory in post-conflict societies. Novo has also worked as a visiting professional at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. Additionally, she has worked on civil US litigation for gross human-rights violations committed abroad, including a case against former Bolivian government officials for extrajudicial executions.
Novo holds an LLM in law and technology in Europe from Utrecht University, a JD from Harvard Law School, and a BA in Latin American studies from New York University. She also participated in the exchange program at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.