2017 Summer Associate Class
Our 2017 Summer Associate Class is represented by Georgetown University, Harvard University, Michigan University, and University of Pennsylvania law schools:
Amis Pan is a rising 3L at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where she serves as a Productions Editor of the Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice and participated in the Domestic Violence Practicum. She was a law clerk at Legal Aid at Work, advocating for domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. She also interned at Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center, where she worked on LGBT and disability rights cases. Amis is a summer associate in the San Francisco, CA office.
Soojin Cha is a rising 3L at the University of Michigan Law School, where she is the Managing Articles Editor of the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, worked as a student attorney for the Child Welfare Appellate Clinic, and served on the boards of APALSA, Poverty Law Society, and Legal Advocates for Children and Youth. Soojin previously interned at the Bureau of Children’s Justice in the California A.G.’s office, where she worked on civil rights matters for the youth. Soojin also advocated for the indigent domestic violence survivors in her externship with the Family Law Project of the Michigan Poverty Law Program. Soojin is a summer associate in the San Diego, CA office.
Kate MacMullin is a rising 3L at Harvard Law School, where she serves as an Executive Content Editor for the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, is active in the Prison Legal Assistance Project, and was involved in the Family Law and Domestic Violence Clinic. Last summer, she interned with the Civil Rights Justice Initiative of Legal Services NYC, where she worked on issues of language access and national origin discrimination. Kate is a summer associate in the San Francisco, CA office.
Joe Breen is a Summer Associate in the New York office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP. He is a rising fourth-year in a JD-MPP program at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He received a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Yale. At Harvard Law School, Joe serves as an Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Civil Rights – Civil Liberties Law Review, as an advocate in the Tenant Advocacy Project and as a researcher in the Access to Justice Lab. In previous summers, Joe worked at the New York Civil Liberties Union and the Brennan Center for Justice.
Rob Van Someren Greve
Rob Van Someren Greve is a rising 3L at Georgetown University Law Center, where he is editor-in-chief of the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy and vice president of the American Constitution Society. Prior to attending law school, he earned a Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of Amsterdam, taught undergraduate courses in philosophy, and worked in higher education administration in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Van Someren Greve is a summer associate in the Washington, DC office.
Shaun Rosenthal is a rising 3L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as an associate editor of the Journal of Law and Social Change, is an InSITE Fellow, and is the founder and president of the UPenn Coffee Club. Last summer he interned for Lawyers for Human Rights in Pretoria, South Africa where he helped stateless people in their quest for citizenship. Prior to attending law school, he earned an Honors Business Administration degree from the University of Western Ontario at the Richard Ivey School of Business. Shaun Rosenthal is a summer associate in the Washington, DC office.
2016 Summer Associate Class
Our 2016 Summer Associate Class is represented by Harvard, New York U, Yale, Columbia, and Stanford law schools:
Colin Reeves is a rising 3L at Harvard Law School, where he is a member of the Prison Legal Assistance Project and worked on a brief for a client that was appealing a parole denial. Prior to attending law school, he was a newspaper reporter and later received a master’s degree in Philosophy. Mr. Reeves was a summer associate in the Washington, DC office.
Esther Kim is a rising 2L at New York University School of Law, where she is a Student Advocate for the Courtroom Advocacy Project. Prior to attending law school, she was a paralegal in the litigation and compliance areas of a DC civil rights law firm. Ms. Kim was a summer associate in the Washington, DC office.
Corey Meyer is a rising 2L at Yale Law School, where he is the editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation, and an editor of the Yale Journal of International Law. Prior to attending law school, he interned as a Public Benefits Law Clerk at the Legal Aid Society of Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Meyer was a summer associate in the New York office.
Shengxi Li is a rising 2L at Columbia Law School, where she is active in the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, Society for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, and Empowering Women of Color student group. Prior to attending law school, she interned for human rights organizations in the United States and internationally. Ms. Li was a summer associate in the New York and San Francisco offices.
Viktoria Safarian is a rising 3L at Harvard Law School, where she was on the steering committee of a “Frontier Torts” project, on the general board for the Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law Review, and active in the Negotiation Workshop. Prior to attending law school, she had a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in South Korea and co-founded a young women’s empowerment initiative called Girl Power! Korea. Ms. Safarian was a summer associate in the San Francisco office.
Zach Glubiak is a rising 2L at Stanford Law School, where he is a participant in the Housing Pro Bono Program and a Member Editor of the Stanford Law Journal of Complex Litigation. Prior to attending law school, he was a New York City Corps Member and a teaching fellow at Teach for America. Mr. Glubiak was a summer associate in the San Francisco office.
2015 Summer Associate Class
Sanford Heisler’s 2015 Summer Associate Class was represented by Berkeley, Columbia, U Chicago, Duke, GW, Harvard, Michigan, and Stanford law schools:
Ainsley Dowling was a rising 3L at the University of Chicago Law School, where she was a board member on the American Constitution Society. She had also studied and wrote on the legality of voter-denial laws, and she volunteered with Neighbors, a service organization that assists high school students near the University of Chicago to write their college and scholarship applications.
Phillip Godfrey was a rising 2L at Harvard Law School, where he volunteered with the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project, was a member of HLS Lambda and participated in the Journal of Law and Technology and the Journal of Law and Gender (where he was member of the Article Selection Committee).
Sabian Hill was a rising 2L at Duke University Law School, where he participated in Mock Trial and is also earning a Master of Arts in English. Prior to law school he taught literature with Teach for America in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Cynthia Luo was a rising 2L at Columbia Law School, where she participated in the Domestic Violence Project; Columbia Law Feminist Society; Journal of Gender and the Law; and Empowering Women of Color. She also worked as a Volunteer Advocate for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survivors at St. Luke’s Hospital and blogged on the intersectionality of race and gender for the East Coast Asian American Student Union.
Ashlend Moss was a rising 3L at George Washington University Law School, where she was a member of the Federal Communications Law Journal. Two summers ago, she worked at the U.S. Department of Education-Office of Management.
Joseph Pazzano was a rising 2L at Berkeley Law School. He was an Associate Editor of the Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, an active member of the Queer Caucus and the Bay Area LGBT Bar Association (BALIF), and a student volunteer at the Workers’ Rights Disability Law Clinic. Prior to law school, Joseph wrote a Masters’ thesis critically analyzing disability-related jurisprudence in the context of other civil and human rights cases and assessed the contributions of the United States Supreme Court to the broader disability rights movement.
Anna Porto was a rising 2L at Stanford Law School. She was a Member Editor of the Stanford Journal on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and a member of the Housing Pro Bono Project with East Bay Community Legal Services. Prior to law school, Anna worked for U.S. Senator Tom Harkin in the Labor Office of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, where she contributed to projects on protecting workplace safety, advancing paid maternity leave, raising the minimum wage, and securing nominations to the Department of Labor and the National Labor Relations Board.
Dana Ziegler was a rising 2L at the University of Michigan Law School, where she was the Pro Bono Co-Chair for Law Students for Reproductive Justice and participated in the Women Law Students Association. Prior to law school, she worked as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Indonesia.