Matt Eisenbrandt is the Legal Director for the Canadian Centre for International Justice. CCIJ is a charitable organization that works with survivors of genocide, torture and other atrocities to seek redress and bring perpetrators to justice. Operating out of CCIJ’s Vancouver office, Matt focuses primarily on CCIJ’s casework and outreach. He previously served as the Legal Director for the Center for Justice & Accountability, a U.S.-based non-profit organization that also works to prevent torture and other severe human rights abuses by helping survivors hold perpetrators accountable through legal cases, particularly under the Alien Tort Statute.
He has a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and B.A. degrees in Latin American Studies and History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.