Research Associates

Shiva Bhargava

Shiva Bhargava is currently a second-year JD candidate at Harvard Law School. He has worked in health policy at the American Enterprise Institute and the Heritage Foundation, and he spent his 1L summer at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Biological Sciences from Cornell University. Shiva also received a MS in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins and a MSc in International Health Policy/Health Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Shirley Chan

Shirley is a second-year student at Harvard Law School. She spent her 1L summer at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. She received her B.B.A. with honors in Finance and Economics from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Zhengyuan Fan

Zhengyuan is currently a first-year JD student at Harvard Law School. He graduated from Amherst College in 2015 with a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics, magna cum laude. He is a member of Harvard Business Law Review and China Law Association.

Harrison Fregeau

Harrison is a full-time Research Associate at the Committee. Prior to joining the Committee, he studied at the University of Connecticut, graduating magna cum laude from the Honors College with a BA in History, and a Master’s in Public Administration. Harrison is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

David Guiterrez

David Gutierrez is a third-year student at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, who is also pursuing academic studies at both the Wharton School, and the Penn School of Social Policy and Practice. As a law student, he summered at the international law firms of Sycip, Salazar, Hernandez & Gatmaitan in Manila, and Mayer Brown in New York City, and has gained experience as an intern for the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. He graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and with Departmental Highest Honors from UCLA in 2015, with a degree in History and a minor in European Studies.

Jeffrey Himelson

Jeffrey Himelson is a third-year student at Columbia Law School where he serves as the Executive Operations and Financial Editor of the Columbia Journal of Tax Law. Jeffrey previously worked as a research analyst for a hedge fund based out of Princeton, NJ. He will be joining Proskauer Rose in New York after graduation.

Daniel Johnson

Daniel is a first-year student at Harvard Law School. He previously worked as an Investment Associate at Bridgewater. In 2015, Daniel graduated with honors in Public and International Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. He is a member of the Vis Moot Court team and a 1L editor of the Journal of Law and Public Policy.

Min Hee Kim

Min Hee is a third-year law student at The George Washington University Law School. She spent her 1L summer as a judicial intern for the Honorable Stephen R. Reinhardt on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She has also worked as a law clerk for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. She received her BA from UCLA in 2008.

Jennifer Klein

Jennifer is a first-year student at Harvard Law School. Prior to entering law school, she was an analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in its Investment Banking Legal group, where she worked on capital markets and leveraged finance transactions. Jennifer graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College in 2014.

Zachary Lenox

Zack is a second-year student at Harvard Law School. Prior to law school he worked in Sales and Marketing with Ford Motor Company. After his first year of law school, he worked in Legal and Compliance at Blackstone’s GSO Capital. This summer Zack is joining Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, CA. Zack received his B.S. magna cum laude from The Fisher College of Business at Ohio State University.

Pratik Mehta

Pratik is a first-year student in the JD/MBA program at Harvard University. Prior to graduate school, Pratik worked for four years as a private equity associate at JLL Partners and an investment banking analyst at Evercore. Pratik received his B.S. summa cum laude from the NYU Stern School of Business.

Michael Moss

Michael is a second-year law student at The George Washington University Law School. He spent his 1L summer in the Securities and Financial Fraud Unit of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and he will be an intern in the Division of Enforcement at the SEC. He has also worked as a law clerk for Patomak Global Partners, LLC, a financial regulatory firm based in New York and Washington, D.C. He is a 2011 graduate of Williams College, where he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Germany.

Samuel Nadler

Samuel Nadler is a second-year student at Columbia Law School where he serves on the staff of the Columbia Business Law Review. He spent the summer after his first year of law school working at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Samuel graduated from Vanderbilt University, magna cum laudePhi Beta Kappa, where he studied History and Financial Economics.

Heinrich Nemeczek

Heinrich is currently an LLM student at Harvard Law School. He gradated summa cum laude from the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg in Germany (Konrad Hesse Award; scholarship by the German National Academic Foundation) and clerked for Justice Professor Dr. Andreas Paulus at the German Constitutional Court. He published a variety of articles in the fields of financial regulation, competition law and European business law which have been cited by the German Federal Supreme Court and several German Higher Regional Courts.

Andrew Palmer

Drew is a first-year student at Harvard Law School. Previously, he was a research associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, where he worked with the economists in the Macroeconomics & Monetary Policy group. Drew graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Statistics and a B.A. in Economics from Loyola University Chicago in 2014.

Gabriel Rust-Tierney

Gabriel is currently a second-year student at Harvard Law School.  During his 1L summer, he worked as a law clerk in the Legal Function of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.  Gabriel graduated from the University of Virginia in 2011 with a B.A. in economics and a minor in foreign affairs, and prior to law school, he worked as a consultant for four years with Booz Allen Hamilton.

Caroline Shinkle

Caroline, a first-year student at Harvard Law School, graduated from MIT in 2015 with a B.S. in Economics and minors in Finance and French and was honored with MIT’s Future Global Leader Award. She studied at Sciences Po in Paris and has completed internships in the United States Senate, at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, the Bank of Israel in Jerusalem, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C.  Prior to beginning her studies at HLS, Caroline spent two years as a Research Assistant in the Division of Supervision & Regulation in the Stress Testing Section at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, D.C.

Ed Stein

Ed is a second-year JD student at Harvard Law School. Prior to law school, he worked at the Treasury Department on sanctions policy and anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing regulation and enforcement. He has also worked for the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia and the Council on Foreign Relations. He graduated cum laude from Yale where he completed the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy.

Taro Tan

Taro Tan is an LLM candidate at Harvard Law School. He graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2017 with a B.A. in Law, Double First Class Honors, proxime accessit, and as a James William Squire Scholar. He split his 2L summer between Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Latham & Watkins, and spent his 1L break in Lazard & Co.’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group.

 

Qi Zhang

Qi Zhang is currently a second-year JD student at Harvard Law School, where he serves on the Harvard Business Law Review and the Harvard Asia Law Society. He will be joining Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York. He received his BA from Peking University in China.

Peter Zhu

Peter is a first-year J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School. Before, he was a commodities trader and investment analyst at a hedge fund in Washington, D.C. He graduated magna cum laude from Duke University with a background in biomedical engineering and math.