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.

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.

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.

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.

Abraham Schwartz

Abraham Schwartz is a second-year student at Harvard Law School, where he is a senior editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. He split his 1L summer working as a law clerk in the United States Senate and as a corporate governance research associate at the Manhattan Institute where he focused on matters related to proxy submissions and shareholder activism.

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.

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.