Lily Coad is a law clerk in the Litigation Department.

Ms. Coad joined Debevoise in 2021. She received a J.D. magna cum laude from Cornell Law School in 2021, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. Ms. Coad was a publishing editor of the Cornell Law Review and a member of the First Amendment Clinic. She received a B.A. magna cum laude from Duke University in 2018.

Ms. Coad is the author of Compelling Code: A First Amendment Argument Against Requiring Political Neutrality in Online Content Moderation, 106 Cornell L. Rev. 457 (2021). 



  • Cornell Law School, 2021, J.D.
  • Duke University, 2018, B.A.

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