Lecturer on Law
Meredith Boak is a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and a Vice President at Teach For America, where she oversees development and manages governance for the National Board of Directors. She teaches the Problem Solving Workshop at Harvard Law School, as well as School Law at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Previously, Meredith clerked for the Honorable Patti B. Saris in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts and has worked in the General Counsel’s office of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Education Law Center in Philadelphia. Meredith earned her J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School and received the Frank S. Righeimer, Jr. Prize for Exceptional Student Citizenship. During her time in law school, she served as the President of the Board of Student Advisors. She was also awarded a Derek Bok Award for Distinction in Teaching from Harvard University. She received her M.S. in Secondary English Education from Pace University, and a B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, from Columbia University.