Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law
Da Lin studies corporate law, corporate governance, and financial regulation, with a focus on identifying and challenging the empirical assumptions that underlie the law. Her primary teaching interests include corporations, mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, and financial regulation. Her job talk paper, Beyond Beholden, is forthcoming in the Journal of Corporation Law. Her case study, Ames’ Auto Insurance Regulations — Racial Disparities in Insurance Premiums, was commissioned for and is taught in courses relating to the regulation of financial institutions. Ms. Lin received her A.B., cum laude, and S.M. in applied mathematics from Harvard University and her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School. Prior to law school, she was a research analyst in the Macroeconomics and Monetary Studies Function of the Research Group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. At HLS, she won the Program on International Financial Systems Prize for the best paper on global financial regulation and served as Executive Articles Editor of the Harvard Journal on Legislation. After graduation, she clerked for the Honorable R. Lanier Anderson III on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She then worked at King & Spalding LLP, where her practice focused on health law and policy. In 2018, she received the Harvard Law School Student Government Teaching and Advising Award, as nominated and voted on by the student body.