Sergey Lagodinsky is a Member of the European Parliament (Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance) where he serves on the Committee on Legal Affairs. He has been a non-resident fellow with the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin, and the Head of European Union and North America Division of the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. His specialist expertise lies in transatlantic relations, international and constitutional law as well as law and politics of diversity and integration. He is a regular guest and commentator in numerous media. Before joining the Böll Foundation, he was an attorney with the Berlin office of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. Prior to this he served as Program Director, later as Advisor to the Board for the Berlin Office of the American Jewish Committee. In 2008 and 2009 he was a Fellow at the New Responsibility Foundation and in 2010 as a Yale World Fellow in New Haven.