Crossing Borders, Bridging Cultures
Masahisa Ikeda '93, Asia Regional Managing Partner at Shearman & Sterling and head of the firm's Tokyo office, diverged from the traditional path of a Japanese lawyer when he became a student in Harvard Law School's JD program.
Spring Reunion 2019: April 5-7
News and Profiles
News and Profiles
Statistics released by the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) indicate that, as of the end of 2018, Harvard Law School faculty members have continued to feature prominently on SSRN’s list of the 100 most-cited law professors.Read more.
This past November, the 2018 Ames Moot Court Competition took place in the Ames Courtroom at Harvard Law School, with the case Groves v. Gallant at the center of the competition. The panel of judges included The Honorable Sonia Sotomayer, Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court; The Honorable Jennifer Walker Elrod, U.S. Court of Appeals for The Fifth Circuit; and The Honorable Susan Carney, U.S. Court of Appeals for The Second Circuit.Read more.
As soon as Yuko Miyazaki LL.M. ’84 joined the Supreme Court of Japan in January 2018, she made history and international headlines. The sixth female justice on Japan’s high court, Miyazaki announced she’d be the first to issue opinions under her maiden name—an option not available to female judges in Japan until 2017.Read more.
“I believe that what makes Harvard Law School alumni so extraordinary is their willingness to give back to society.”
— The Honorable Christine Arguello '80, U.S. District Court Judge, District of Colorado
Throughout the year, we host many events and talks on campus, including the Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series, as well as several events around the world. Additionally, local Harvard Law School Alumni Association Clubs host regular networking events to which all HLS alumni are invited. See what HLS events are happening in your area!