Benjamin Arfa, Co-President
Benjamin is a second year student at Harvard Law School. Prior to Harvard Law School, Benjamin completed two years at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York, where he worked as an Analyst in the Financial Institutions Group of the Investment Banking Division. His educational background includes a B.Sc. in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University (’08) and an M.Sc. in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics (’09). Benjamin spent his 1L summer at the Securities & Exchange Commission.
Katherine Petti, Co-President
Katherine is a third year student at Harvard Law School. She graduated from Harvard College in 2010 with a concentration in Economics and secondary field in Government. During her time at the college, Katherine was an editor of The Harvard Crimson and sang in the Radcliffe Choral Society. Katherine spent her 1L summer at Cravath, Swaine, & Moore in New York City. She spent 2L summer at Williams & Connolly in Washington, DC and also returned to Cravath for a few weeks.
Michael Delgado, Executive Vice-President
Michael is a second year student at Harvard Law School. He graduated from the University of Miami in 2010 with a degree in Neuroscience. For his 1L summer, Michael worked as a Summer Associate at both Clifford Chance in New York City and Leoni Siqueira Advogados, a boutique corporate firm in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Before law school, Michael spent a year in management consulting for small businesses.
Ross MacConnell, Vice-President, Internal
Ross is a third year student at Harvard Law School. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, he spent his 2L summer at Dechert LLP, a law firm, in Philadelphia and his 1L summer at the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. Outside of the law, Ross enjoys reading biographies, running, and playing the drums.
Samantha Morin, Vice-President, External
Samantha Morin is a second year student at Harvard Law School. She graduated in 2009 from Carleton College with degrees in Math and Economics with Distinction. Prior to law school, she worked on mortgage-backed security litigations at Boston-based economic consulting firm, Analysis Group. She spent the summer after her first year working on the energy infrastructure fund at private equity firm Starwood Capital.
Kyle Watson, Vice-President, Publicity
Kyle is a third year student at Harvard Law School. Kyle was born and raised in Argyle, Texas. Kyle graduated from the University of Oklahoma, summa cum laude, in 2010 with a major in Finance and minor in Aviation. While at OU, Kyle interned in the finance division of Southwest Airlines and worked for U.S. Representative Michael C. Burgess, and was a member of the Oklahoma Alpha chapter of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Kyle spent his 2L summer at Fulbright & Jaworski LLP in Houston and Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago.
Sherry Xie, Treasurer
Jacques Anderson, Alumni Relations Chair
Jacques Anderson is a second year student at Harvard Law School. She graduated in 2011 magma cum laude from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with degrees in Political Science and Communication, and a minor in Business Administration. Before coming to law school Jacques traveled throughout Japan and interned at the Parliament of Great Britain in London, England. For her 1L summer she interned at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York as part of their 1L Scholars Program.
Elyka Anvari, Co-Corporate Law Chair
Elyka is a second year student at Harvard Law School. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude, with a B.A. in Government and French from Georgetown University in December 2010. At Harvard Law School, Elyka is also on the Journal of Law and Technology and on the board of the Women’s Law Association. She spent her 1L summer at Foley Hoag LLP, in Boston, MA.
Steven Li, Capital Markets Chair
Steven is a second year law student at Harvard Law School. He graduated with honors from The Johns Hopkins University in 2009 with a B.A. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, and Economics. After college, he spent a summer with the Chinese Ministry of Commerce’s Investment Promotion Agency in Beijing. Prior to starting law school, Steven served for two years as a Consultant with Deloitte Consulting in Washington focusing on financial regulatory reform issues. Steven spent his 1L summer at the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Financial Stability helping manage the disposition of the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
Brendan Liverman, Consulting Chair
Brendan is a second year student at Harvard Law School. He graduated from UC Berkeley in 2010 with a BS in Business Administration and a BA in Legal Studies. Prior to attending Harvard Law School, Brendan spent a year as a legal assistant in the patent group at Google’s Mountain View headquarters. He spent his 1L summer in the corporate legal department of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, a mid-sized biotech company based in Massachusetts.
Michael Mirochnik, Co-Corporate Law Chair
Michael is a second year student at Harvard Law School. He spent his 1L summer in the legal department of Centerbridge Partners, an alternative investment fund in New York. He graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia in 2011 with a BA in Economics and a concentration in Russian Language and Culture. During his time at Columbia, Michael was president of the Columbia Pre-Law Society and co-founded the Columbia Economics Review. Michael also spent two years as a paralegal at a securities boutique in New York.
Jimmie Strong, Private Equity Chair
Jimmie is a second year student at Harvard Law School. He graduated from Morehouse College in 2010 as the Valedictorian of his class. During his time at Morehouse, Jimmie was an Institute for International Public Policy Fellow and served as the President of Golden Key International Honour Society, President of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, Executive Director of the Morehouse Mentoring Program, and Student Body Representative of the Morehouse College Accreditation Committee. Prior to attending Harvard Law School, Jimmie worked as an Analyst in International Trade & Finance at the Congressional Research Service and as an Advocacy Coordinator for the Monroe Carell Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s Healthy Children, Safe Children, and Family Literacy programs. Jimmie spent his 1L summer in Atlanta, Georgia working full-time at Gorby Peters & Associates, working part-time advising collegiate athletes about the business side of professional sports, and volunteering to help launch the 1st Annual Atlanta Kids Triathlon.
Limore Torbati, Social Chair
Caitlin Wood, Co-Investment Banking Chair
Caitlin is a second year student at Harvard Law School. She received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania in Political Science, summa cum laude, in 2009. There, she was a recipient of the Leo S. Rowe Prize for her honors thesis on Eastern European development, served on the Student Advisory Board of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships, and mentored and taught high school students with the Urban Nutrition Initiative. During the two years before she entered law school, Caitlin was employed as an analyst and later senior policy analyst with a financial services trade association in New York. She spent her 1L summer as a Summer Honors Intern in the Office of International Affairs at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Jordan Weber, Co-Investment Banking Chair
Jordan Weber is a second year student at Harvard Law School. He graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University with a B.S. in Accountancy. Prior to law school, he worked with Citigroup’s global technology investment banking group in Silicon Valley, California. During his undergraduate studies, Jordan was a summer analyst with Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Citigroup. He spent his 1L summer working at a Brazilian international law firm in São Paulo and in the Bank Activities and Structure Division of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency within the U.S. Treasury Department.
Dasha Wise, Director of External Communications
Dasha Wise is a second year student at Harvard Law School. She graduated summa cum laude from Columbia University in 2011 with a B.A. in Philosophy, Economics, and Business Management. At Columbia she was one of the founding members of the Columbia Economics Review and worked as a Research Assistant for the Chair of the Economics Department. She spent her 1L summer at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC and is currently a Research Associate for the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation.