David Lat is the founding editor of Above the Law, an award-winning blog about law firms and the legal profession that receives 10 million pageviews per month. He founded Underneath Their Robes, a blog about federal judges, and served as editor of Wonkette, the widely read politics blog. His writing has also appeared in the New York Times, the New York Observer, Portfolio, New York magazine, and Washingtonian magazine. Before entering the media world, David worked as a federal prosecutor in Newark, New Jersey; a litigation associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, in New York; and a law clerk to the Honorable Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. David graduated from Harvard College and Yale Law School.