Your browser does not support JavaScript

Meet Your 2019-2020 Wasserstein Fellows

Meet Your 2019-2020 Wasserstein Fellows

All HLS students are permitted to meet one-on-one with Wasserstein Fellows. 1Ls are permitted to meet with Wasserstein Fellows even before the October 15th career advising start date.

If you miss your Wasserstein Fellow appointment without notifying OPIA at least 24 hours in advance to cancel or reschedule your appointment, you will be barred from signing up for future Wasserstein Fellow appointments.

All students are encouraged to take advantage of the unique opportunity presented by visiting Wasserstein Fellows to talk to an outstanding practicing public interest lawyer one-on-one.

Wasserstein Fellows are also available to serve as networking resources. If you’d like to contact a Fellow, email OPIA at

Wasserstein Fellow-in-Residence

Wasserstein Fellow-in-Residence

The Wasserstein Fellow-in-Residence is on campus for the fall 2019 semester.

Sign up for an appointment with the Wasserstein Fellow-in-Residence

Adejoké Babington-Ashaye, Senior Counsel, World Bank

Adejoké Babington-Ashaye is a versatile international lawyer with extensive experience in public international law, international criminal law and the international settlement of disputes. She is actively engaged in the provision of technical support and training for national prosecution and investigation of international crimes through the Wayamo Foundation and UNODC. Currently Senior Counsel at the World Bank, Adejoké was an Associate Legal Officer at the International Court of Justice working with H.E. Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf, and an Associate Investigator in the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. Her legal background includes: human rights policy research at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard University; campaigning for the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa; and investigating human rights violations in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region. Adejoké holds a LLM in Public International Law from the London School of Economics and is a qualified Attorney in the State of New York.

She is a Co-Chair of the 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law and has held leadership positions within the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law. Her publications include International Criminal Investigations: Law and Practice (ed).

2-3 Day Wasserstein Fellows

2-3 Day Wasserstein Fellows

2-3 day Wasserstein Fellows are on campus for a couple of days to meet with HLS students one-on-one.

Make an appointment with a 2-3 day Wasserstein Fellow

Appointment Slots full for a 2-3 Day Fellow? Sign up on the wait list