Third YEAR STUDENTS
Elizabeth Aronson '18
Betsy graduated cum laude from Tufts University with a B.A. in International Relations. Her academic interests include constitutional law and administrative law. Prior to law school, Betsy taught middle school with Teach for America and worked in education consulting for a national nonprofit. At NYU, Betsy has worked as a research assistant for Professors Adam Cox, Helen Hershkoff, and Richard Revesz, and as an Articles Editor for the N.Y.U. Law Review. During her 1L summer, Betsy was a judicial intern for Judge Jesse Furman in the Southern District of New York. She spent her 2L summer at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Upon graduation, she will clerk for Judge Kimba Wood in the Southern District of New Yorkand for Judge David Tatel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mala Chatterjee '18
Mala graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy with honors and a minor in Symbolic Systems in 2014. Her legal research interests include intellectual property, torts, and law & philosophy. She is also pursuing a PhD in Philosophy at NYU, with interests in legal philosophy, language, and bioethics. Mala is Pomeroy Scholar and an executive editor for NYU Law Review. She spent her 1L summer doing trademark and copyright research for Professors Jeanne Fromer, Scott Hemphill, and Barton Beebe, and she continues working as a research assistant for Professor Richard Epstein. Mala worked for Davis Polk & Wardwell in the summer of 2017, and will join the litigation boutique Durie Tangri as a summer associate in 2018. She will clerk for Judge Robert Sack on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in the 2019-2020 Term.
Stephen Levandoski '18
Stephen graduated magna cum laude from Yale with a B.S. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and East Asian Studies. He received a graduate certificate in Chinese and American Studies at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center of Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. At NYU, Stephen has worked as a research assistant for Professor Samuel Issacharoff and as a managing editor for the New York University Law Review.
Daniel Loehr '18
Daniel graduated magna cum laude from Middlebury College with a B.A. in Political Science and represents his home state of New Hampshire as a 2013 Truman Scholar. Before coming to law school, he worked as a criminal defense investigator for The Bronx Defenders. At NYU Law, Daniel has worked as a teacher’s assistant for Professor Barry Friedman and a research assistant for Professors Daryl Levinson, Samuel Issacharoff, and Anne Milgram. Daniel is a fellow at the Center on the Administration of Criminal Law and a Staff Development Editor for the NYU Review of Law & Social Change. He spent his 1L summer with the Special Litigation Section of the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, his 2L spring doing clinical work with the Equal Justice Initiative, and his 2L summer at the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office. After graduation, Daniel will clerk for Judge Margaret McKeown on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Ryan Sila '18
Ryan attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in International Relations. While there, he wrote a thesis about the impact that China and Russia have had on Iranian and North Korean nuclear policy. Between attending University of Pennsylvania and NYU Law, Ryan was a research analyst for CEB, where he studied challenges faced by human resources departments across industries. At NYU Law, Ryan has worked as a research assistant for Professor Arthur Miller, a teaching assistant for Dean Trevor Morrison, and an Articles Editor for the NYU Law Review. Ryan finished his 1L year as a Pomeroy Scholar and his 2L year as a Butler Scholar. In 2017, Ryan was a summer associate Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where he will return upon graduation before clerking with Judge Jesse Furman in the Southern District of New York in 2019. His academic interests include civil procedure, federal courts, administrative law, and constitutional law.
Sarah Coco '19
Sarah graduated magna cum laude from Oberlin College with a B.A. in international relations. Prior to law school, she worked for Albright Stonebridge Group, an international business strategy consulting firm based in Washington DC. At NYU, Sarah is a scholar with the Institute for International Law and Justice, a staff editor of the NYU Law Review, and a research assistant for Professor Linda Silberman. She spent her 1L summer at the Hague Conference on Private International Law and as a research assistant for Professor Helen Hershkoff. Next summer, she will be joining Debevoise & Plimpton as a summer associate. Her research interests are in the areas of international law and procedure.
Evan Gilbert '19
Evan graduated with honors from the University of Washington, Bothell with a B.A. in Law, Economics, and Public Policy and a minor in Creative Writing and Poetics. At NYU, he graduated 1L as a Pomeroy Scholar and spent his first summer as a research assistant for Professor Arthur Miller in Civil Procedure. In his second year, he has been a Staff Editor of the NYU Law Review, the managing editor of the newly-relaunched student newspaper The Commentator, and a Torts teaching assistant for Professor Eleanor Fox. He continues to work for Professor Miller while also researching for Professor Fox in the field of comparative antitrust.
Natalie Jacewicz '19
Natalie is interested in the intersection of environmental science and law. She studied evolutionary biology at Harvard, where she graduated magna cum laude, with highest honors in her department. After two years working for the Boston Consulting Group, Natalie completed a graduate program in science communication at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and worked for the science desk at National Public Radio. In her "spare time," she enjoys writing about science for the lay public—and hopes to tackle legal topics soon. Her work has been featured in The Atlantic, New York Magazine, and Scientific American, among other outlets.
Elizabeth Janszky '19
Elizabeth (Ebie) graduated magna cum laude from Emory University, earning a bachelors degree in political science. Prior to graduate school, Ebie worked at the Innocence Project, a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals through DNA testing. She is also currently pursuing a Ph.D. in political science at Columbia University. Her research interests include the intersection of criminal procedure and administrative law, judicial behavior and the political economy of institutions.
Adam Kern '19
Adam studied philosophy at Harvard, where he graduated summa cum laude, and at Oxford, where he was a von Clemm Fellow. Now he is pursuing a JD at NYU and a Ph.D. at Princeton. Adam’s academic work has been published in Analysis, and he has written some more popular pieces for the Washington Post, the Boston Review, and Democracy. He has broad interests within the intersection of law and philosophy.
Meghan Racklin '19
Meghan graduated magna cum laude from NYU's College of Arts and Sciences in 2016 with a double major in Psychology and Politics. She spent her 1L summer as a legal intern in the Department of Litigation Public Policy & Law at the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. At NYU Law, she has served as a research assistant for Professor Stephen Schulhofer and for Professor Catherine Sharkey, and she is a staff editor for the NYU Law Review.
Dylan Steiner '19
Dylan graduated from McGill University with bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Psychology. Prior to law school, Dylan taught middle school students as a member of City Year Philadelphia. He is a Vanderbilt Scholar and a Pomeroy Scholar, and he is currently a staff editor on the N.Y.U. Law Review. Dylan’s interests include tax law, bankruptcy, and corporate governance. He spent the summer of 2017 working as a Helaine Barnett Fellow at the Legal Services Corporation.
First YEAR STUDENTS
Alexander Arnold '20
Alexander Arnold’s legal interests center on the history of the economic analysis of the law, historical intersections between the law, the natural sciences, and economics, as well as contemporary issues of economic regulation. Alexander earned his Ph.D. in modern European intellectual history from NYU’s Department of History and Institute of French Studies, and his B.A. summa cum laude in intellectual history from NYU’s College of Arts & Science. His dissertation, Rethinking Economics in Modern France, offered an intellectual and conceptual history of modern French economic thought. His writing has been published in the Los Angeles Review of Books and Modern & Contemporary France, and his scholarship has been supported by institutions including the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, the Institute for New Economic Thinking and the History of Science Society. In addition to working as an assistant instructor in a wide range of courses within NYU’s Department of History, Alexander has also twice been a teaching assistant for President Emeritus John Sexton’s undergraduate honors seminar, The Supreme Court and the Religion Clauses.
Ryan Fackler '20
Rachel Rothschild '20
Rachel graduated magna cum laude from Princeton with a BA in History and concentrations in Environmental Studies and Creative Writing. Prior to law school, she received her PhD in History from Yale with distinction and was a National Science Foundation graduate research fellow. Her work has been published in academic outlets such as Technology and Culture and Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences as well as in Foreign Affairs and Business Insider. She has also recently completed a book manuscript examining the history of environmental science and diplomacy on acid rain, which is under advance contract with the University of Chicago Press. While at NYU, Rachel is looking forward to expanding her research into international and environmental law, and has broad interests in the intersection of law, history and policy