Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law
Maggie Gardner's research interests include civil procedure, international law, and criminal law. She studies how domestic actors--courts, regulators, police, and prosecutors--work with foreign peers to address cross-border harms. Her articles on transnational litigation and transnational crime have appeared or are forthcoming in the N.Y.U. Law Review, Stanford Law Review, the Harvard International Law Journal, and the Journal of International Criminal Justice.
She received her A.B. cum laude from Harvard College, where she was a Truman Scholar, and her J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she served as a Supervising Editor of the Harvard Law Review. She clerked for the Honorable Sandra L. Lynch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the Honorable Michael H. Simon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, and she completed a year-long fellowship with the Appeals Chamber of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon under the direction of President Antonio Cassese. Ms. Gardner has also practiced as a litigation and appellate associate with WilmerHale LLP in Washington, D.C. In 2016, Ms. Gardner was an inaugural recipient of the HLS Student Government Teaching and Advising Award.