Forbes names three NYU Law graduates to "30 Under 30: Law & Policy" list
Lauren Burke '09, Andrew Kloster '10, and Alexandra Schwartz '10, were featured in the Forbes' 2012 "30 Under 30" list in the category of Law & Policy. Each "30 Under 30" list, according to Forbes, is selected by experts in the field to be comprised of stars who "represent the entrepreneurial, creative, and intellectual best of their generation." The Law & Policy list was determined by three judges: Michael Feldman of Glover Park Group; Eugene Meyer, president of the Federalist Society; and Felicia Wong, president of the Roosevelt Institute.
Lauren Burke '09 is the executive director and co-founder of Atlas: DIY, Developing Immigrant Youth, and the supervising staff attorney at the New York Asian Women’s Center. Burke, a former Skadden Fellow, previously worked with child labor trafficking victims from China at The Door. Most recently, Lauren was hired to found and run the immigrant youth clinic at Brooklyn Law School, where she and her students have primarily been focused on representing young people in DACA proceedings at Atlas.
Andrew Kloster ’10 is currently a Justice Robert H. Jackson fellow at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. While at NYU Law, Kloster was the senior articles editor for the NYU Journal of Law and Liberty and co-president of the NYU Law Federalist Society. Kloster has interned for two U.S. Attorneys Offices in Chicago and New York, and has also worked for a human rights NGO at the U.N. and on Capitol Hill.
Alexandra Schwartz '10 is an associate at Latham & Watkins. A founder of the Young Lawyer’s Chapter of the Federalist Society in New York City, Schwartz is also a member of the Lawyer's Chapter's Executive board. While at NYU Law, Schwartz was co-president of the NYU Law Federalist Society with Andrew Kloster '10. Prior to working at Latham & Watkins, Schwartz was a strategy consultant at L.E.K. Consulting.
Posted December 18, 2012