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Rebecca Harris

Lecturer on Law

Winter 2024

Rebecca Harris
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Rebecca Harris is a Lecturer on Law for the Fashion Law Lab at Harvard Law School and has been part of the teaching team since the course’s inception. She has expertise in a range of areas within the fashion industry, including environmental and social sustainability, intellectual property, and NFTs and the Metaverse.

Rebecca Harris is an associate in Gunderson Dettmer’s Boston office in the Licensing, Strategic Partnering & Commercial Transactions group, where she specializes in corporate partnering, strategic alliances, technology protection, and licensing and commercialization of intellectual property and technology assets.

She was educated at McGill University (B.A. 2009) and Harvard Law School (J.D. 2017). While in law school, Rebecca was a research and teaching assistant for Professor Jeannie Suk Gersen, focusing on Title IX enforcement and campus sexual assault policies. She was also co-chair of Harvard Law School Lambda’s Political Committee and was a Rappaport Fellow in Law and Public Policy. Prior to attending law school, Rebecca spent five years working as a Victim Witness Advocate at the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, with assignments in the Child Protection and Senior Trial Units.

Rebecca lives in Jamaica Plain with her wife, Marianna, and their hound dog, Matilda.


  • B.A. Political Science, Middle East Studies McGill University, 2009
  • J.D. Harvard Law School, 2017