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Libby Baney

Lawyer — Faegre Baker Daniels

Elizabeth "Libby" Baney has a passion for issues dealing with Internet technology and healthcare.

She is a lawyer and health advocate, and currently serves as senior director at Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting in Washington, D.C.

She is an advocate for corporations, trade associations, nonprofits, government entities, and individuals.

As a Wells Scholar at IU, Baney was involved in numerous societies and organizations, including Kappa Alpha Theta, the Union Board, the Ethics Bowls National Championship Team, the Liberal Arts and Management Program (LAMP) Advisory Board, and the Honors Advisory Board.

She received a bachelor's degree in religious studies/philosophy, political science, and a LAMP certificate from the IU College of Arts and Sciences in 2004. Upon graduation, Baney attended IU's Maurer School of Law.

Her work at Faegre Baker Daniels largely involves consensus building, stakeholder engagement, advocacy, and strategic advising on the issues of health, technology, and the rule of law.

She currently serves as the founding Executive Director of the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP), a globally active nonprofit based in Washington, D.C., where she shapes public policy to combat illegal online drug sellers.

A prolific speaker and writer, Baney regularly engages with diverse audiences through authoring policy papers, addressing large audiences, leading strategic workshops, and interacting with international corporate leaders and policymakers.

She uses her skills to benefit clients internationally as well, regularly counseling clients in the European Union on issues involving governments and private-sector stakeholders.

Her work has been recognized by publications such as The Los Angeles Times and USA Today.

Aside from her professional life, Baney engages herself in many hobbies including kayaking, running, cooking, playing with her dogs, exploring cities and towns, writing, attending farmers markets, and scuba diving.

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