Glenn Greenwald is a former constitutional law and civil rights litigator. He was a columnist for The Guardian until October 2013 and is now a founding editor of The Intercept. He has won numerous awards for his NSA reporting including the 2013 Polk Award, the Esso Award for Excellence in Reporting, and the 2013 Pioneer Award. He also received the first annual I. F. Stone Award for Independent Journalism in 2009 and a 2010 Online Journalism Award for his investigative work on the arrest and detention of Chelsea Manning. In 2013, he led the Guardian reporting that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service. He has written several books including How Would a Patriot Act: Defending American Values from a President Run Amok, With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law Is Used to Destroy Equality and Protect the Powerful, and No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U. S. Surveillance State.