HLS alumni—more than 5,000 of whom live outside the U.S.—include Samantha Power ’99, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; Lloyd Blankfein ’78, chair and CEO of Goldman Sachs; Irene Khan LL.M. ’79, director general of the International Development Law Organization; David Lammy LL.M. ‘97, Labour member of Parliament; and Jeffrey Toobin ’86, legal analyst for CNN and staff writer at The New Yorker.
Jau-Yuan Hwang LL.M. ’91 S.J.D. ’95 and Professor Gonçalo de Almeida Ribeiro LL.M. ’07 S.J.D. ’12 were recently appointed to prestigious judicial posts in their homelands.Continue Reading
In a speech lasting six minutes and one second, Khizr Khan, LL.M. ’86, whose son Capt. Humayun Khan was killed in Iraq, stepped out from behind the curtain of private pain and into the public spotlight, attracting worldwide attention.Continue Reading
As a Harvard Law School student from Colombia, Jorge Gonzalez S.J.D. ’13 was inspired by the interdisciplinary approach so many at Harvard brought to studying law.Continue Reading
For Yas Banifatemi LL.M. ’97, a 10-year arbitration fight ends in a record $50 billion awardContinue Reading
For much of her career, Sareta Ashraph LL.M. ’01 has worked to uncover the truth behind some of the worst conflicts in the world.Continue Reading
For the great negotiator Tommy Koh LL.M. ’64, it comes naturally.