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February 27

Tuesday

  • PACS Bagel Brunch

    9:00 am - 11:00 am

    Are you interested in privacy or cybersecurity law? Are you interested in meeting other students who are too? Most importantly, are you interested in bagels? Join us for the inaugural PACS Bagel Brunch, featuring bagels & cream cheese from Mamaleh’s Delicatessen. If you’re planning on attending, please give us a…
  • Lunch Talk with Antitrust Economic Expert Hal Singer

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join HLSAA for a discussion with Hal Singer. Dr. Singer is an economic expert in antitrust, consumer protection, and regulation. He has researched, published, and testified on competition-related issues in a wide range of industries. In the labor antitrust space specifically, Singer is currently involved in a number of…
  • HLS Beyond Presents: Financial Planning for Different Legal Careers

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    No matter what your plans are for the future—BigLaw, work at a small or mid-sized firm, solo practice, or public interest positions– at some point soon you’re going to need to think about your financial future. All of these paths come with unique financial planning considerations, so we’ve invited a…
  • Reporting on the Israel-Hamas War with Veteran Israeli Journalist Haviv Gur

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Haviv Gur is a veteran Israeli journalist who serves as a senior analyst for the Times of Israel. He has covered Israel’s politics, foreign policy, education system and relationship with the Jewish diaspora since 2005, reporting from over 20 countries, served as Director of Communications for the Jewish Agency for…
  • WLA Harvest Lunch with Baker McKenzie

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Baker McKenzie attorneys Summer Austin and Jieun Tak will be taking 6-8 WLA members to lunch at Harvest! The lunch will be held on Tuesday, February 27th at 12:30 pm. Please RSVP if you can make it — spots will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis (1Ls will be…
  • How to Make the Most Out of Your Summer

    12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

    Join WLA for a Q&A with attorneys from Skadden, MoFo, and Cooley!…
  • Lunch Talk with Sharon Block

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join American Constitution Society (ACS) for a Lunch Talk with Professor Sharon Block.
  • HLS Library Book Talk: Say It Loud!

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join HLS Library on Tuesday February 27 at 12:30pm for a HLS Library Book Talk in Wasserstein Hall – Milstein East A and on Zoom. This event features a discussion on Say It Loud!: On Race, Law, History, and Culture by HLS Professor Randall Kennedy. This event is free…
  • WLA: How to Make the Most Out of Your Summer

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join us for Q&A with attorneys from Skadden and Cooley!…
  • Alumni in Residence with Jahan Sagafi J.D. ’01 of Outten & Golden LLP

    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Jahan runs the San Francisco office of Outten & Golden LLP, where he represents workers in employment class actions challenging discrimination, wage and hour abuses, worker speech suppression, and other types of exploitation. He has represented the State of California suing Activision for gender discrimination and harassment, and individuals challenging wrongdoing by Google, Meta, Uber, Chevron, and many other companies. Click to register.
  • Legal Services Center Meet & Greet at the HLS Pub! All HLS Students Welcome!

    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    We invite you to attend the Legal Services Center’s (LSC) meet and greet on campus at the HLS Pub! We hope this provides a meaningful opportunity for you to connect with current and former LSC students, meet the clinical instructors, and learn more about…
  • Leadership in Crisis – International Development Meetup

    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Join Dr. Gomez Agou, Head of the International Monetary Fund – Gabon, for a discussion on international development. This meetup is co-sponsored by the Harvard African Law Association in collaboration with the Harvard Kennedy School Africa Caucus.
  • WLA Spring Firm Reception

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    The Women’s Law Association will be hosting its annual law firm networking event at Russell House Tavern from 6-8 pm. All are welcome! This is an excellent opportunity to meet attorneys from across the country at firms like Cravath, Debevoise, Paul Weiss, Gibson Dunn, Simpson Thacher, Williams & Connolly, Wachtell,…
  • LEAP Meeting

    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Labor and Employment Action Project meeting. Dinner will be served!…
  • Cahill Gordon 1L Reception

    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.

February 28

Wednesday

  • Sidley Austin Lunch

    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join the West Coast Club for a chance to meet Sidley attorneys and learn about their experience working on the West Coast.
  • PON Live! Impression (Mis)Management

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    The Program on Negotiation presents a talk with Övül Sezer, Assistant Professor, Management & Organizations at Cornell University. Making a good impression is a vital skill in life. When the stakes are high, successful impression management can help us get the job, ink the deal, or embark on a new…
  • Mattis Panel

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

  • Finding Meaningful Mentorship in the Law

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join WLA for a moderated discussion and Q&A with Professor Annette Gordon-Reed. We will discuss how she has found and learned from mentors through her own career starting as a law firm associate, serving as counsel to the NYC Board of Corrections, and for the past 14 years, as a…
  • LPE Meeting

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Law and Political Economy board meeting. We’ll debrief RebLaw, plan elections, collect signups for retreat, and review events for the rest of the semester.
  • Litigating for Justice: Women’s Rights Lawyering in Iran

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join us for a discussion with Afrooz Maghzi Najafabadi—Iranian Human Rights Attorney and Visiting Fellow at the Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World at Harvard Law School—on the role of Iranian women’s rights lawyers in the fight for gender justice and equality in Iran. We will…
  • Sunshine in the Third Branch: The Importance of Judicial Transparency

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Judge Joshua Wolson of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania will discuss the importance of judicial transparency and how lawyers and judges alike can promote this important value.
  • Sidley West Coast Offices Lunch Event

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    You are invited to join attorneys from three of Sidley’s West Coast Offices, Los Angeles, Century City, and San Francisco, for lunch this Wednesday 2/28 in WCC 3009. Lunch will be provided.
  • HLEP Sports Betting Panel

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join us for a discussion on innovation in the world of sports betting. Our guests are Josh Jessen, CLO of BetMGM and Joe Solosky, MD of Sports Betting at NASCAR. We will discuss developments in the legal landscape and how they have reverberated through the business of professional sports.
  • WLA Community Lunch

    12:20 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join WLA for a Peruvian-themed community lunch! Enjoy good food, better company, and a chance to win prizes! RSVP here.
  • Black Networked Resistance: Strategic Rearticulations in the Digital Age (RSM Speaker Series)

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Black Networked Resistance​ explores the creative range of Black digital users and their responses to varying forms of oppression, utilizing cultural, communicative, political, and technological threads both on and offline. Raven Maragh-Lloyd demonstrates how Black users strategically rearticulate their responses to oppression in ways that highlight Black publics’ historically rich…
  • First Class x Big Law Lunch Panel

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join First Class for a lunch panel with Big Law attorneys from Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP on Wednesday, February 28 from 12:30 pm to 1:15 pm in WCC 1010. This panel is designed to give students an overview of working in…
  • Alumni in Residence with Enu Mainigi J.D. ’94 of Williams & Connolly LLP

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Enu Mainigi is a nationally recognized trial lawyer and partner at Williams & Connolly LLP. She is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and is actively sought out by large players in the healthcare and financial services industries to lead their high stakes, bet-the-company litigation and to handle their most important government investigations. Enu also serves as Chair of the firm’s False Claims Act and Qui Tam practice and Co-chair of its Health Care practice. Click to register.
  • HLEP Hosts Erin Albert, General Counsel of Cost Plus Drug Co.

    3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

    Erin Albert, GC of Cost Plus Drug Co., is joining us to talk about innovation in the highly regulated world of prescription medicine.
  • Legal Observer Training

    5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    The Harvard Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild will be hosting a training of new Legal Observers, facilitated by members of the NLG Mass Defense Committee. Trained LOs are empowered to attend protests and other activist events as objective, third-party representatives of the NLG. LOs can be instrumental in safeguarding…
  • Sidley 1L Reception

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • Hymns of the Civil Rights Era: A Celebration of Hope

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Please join us for a night of worship with special guest, Grammy-award winner, Naomi Raine of Maverick City Music. This night will be an opportunity to reflect and honor the legacy of faith leaders who shaped the Civil Rights movement.
  • Wine, Charcuterie, and Cheese soirée

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Fans of cheese? Wine? French? Meeting people from all over the world. Join us to taste test an extensive number of cheeses from Formaggio, and find a little liquid courage to practice your French. This event is open to all international students AND/OR speakers of French (at any level). Please…
  • Board of Student Advisers (BSA) Open House

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join us on Wednesday, February 28th from 6-8 PM in the BSA office (2nd floor of WCC, across from the student org room) and Student Org Room. BSAs will be there to answer any questions you may have and to chat about joining the BSA. We hope to see you there!…
  • First Class x Big Law Evening Reception

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Please join First Class for an evening reception with attorneys from a number of our Big Law sponsors on Wednesday, February 28, 6 pm to 8 pm, at The Hourly, 15 Dunster Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. This event is come-and-go, so feel free to drop in at any point to network…
  • Christian Union Midweek Bible Study

    6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

    CU@HLS’ midweek bible study through the book of Genesis for Spring 2024. To understand fully the book of Genesis will give the reader a deeper understanding of the redemptive narrative throughout the Scriptures, and ultimately, the gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • Paul Hastings 1L Reception

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • HLS Pub Trivia

    February 28, 2024, 7:00 pm – May 22, 2024, 9:00 pm

    Recurring

    Come to HLS Pub Trivia! Bring friends, grab a drink, and test your knowledge. Trivia takes place every Wednesday from 7–9pm in the HLS Pub.
  • A crafty way to cope: An evening of punch needle with art therapist Cari Meillo

    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Cari Meillo, an art therapist whose goal is to provide her clients with a creative, crafty way to cope with their hardest moments. Her business features multiple punch needle kits designed to bring joy and elicit calm. Each participant will receive one kit and personal instruction from Cari. Refreshments…

February 29

Thursday

  • Alumni in Residence with Mathias Strasser LL.M. ’99 of WallStreetDocs

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Mathias Strasser is the accomplished founder and CEO of WSD Group, Scissero, and Casperaki. WSD Group is a prominent technology solutions partner for investment banks, which was recently acquired by Bowmark Capital in 2022. Scissero is an innovative "new law" law firm and legal tech provider that focuses on customizing and commercializing large language models for legal applications. Casperaki is an emerging company that specializes in generative AI for music. Click to register.
  • Christian Union Women’s Bible Study Group

    11:45 am - 1:30 pm

    Christian Union at HLS Women’s Bible Study through Psalm 1-41 (Spring 2024). Women of HLS are invited to register for this event in advance!…
  • Exposing Facebook’s Broken Code for the Future of Digital Safety: A discussion with Dr. Latanya Sweeney, Jeff Horwitz and Dylan Moses

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Facebook is the largest social media company in the world, yet reporting and research shows it fails to protect users from myriad harms, from rampant hate speech to misinformation and human trafficking. Regulators, former employees and civil society are alarmed by the company’s behavior, calling for more scrutiny to protect…
  • HIALSA x Pérez-Llorca

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join HIALSA and Felipe Nazar, NYU LL.M. and partner in Pérez-Llorca’s New York City office, for a firsthand practical account on the many challenges law firms, adjudicators and clients face in cross-border disputes. Lunch will be served.
  • Lunch Talk with Heron Greenesmith

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Heron Greenesmith, Deputy Director of Policy at the Transgender Law Center, will speak about their career and give advice for students interested in law and policy work on behalf of the transgender community. Please RSVP at https://forms.gle/HW85RXy82bcdsUkG7.
  • Life at Skadden

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    What could life be like at Skadden‘s (sunny) West Coast Offices? Come learn more about Skadden‘s culture, practice areas, and people! Join us on 2/29 to hear from a panel of Partners from Skadden‘s Palo Alto and Los Angeles offices who will describe their experiences. To RSVP, please complete this form by Monday,…
  • JAG Lunch with CAAF Judges

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

  • Celebrating the African Diaspora: An International Potluck

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    A potluck lunch bringing the flavors across the African Diaspora together!…
  • HALB x Sidley Austin: Day in the Life of an M&A Attorney

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join HALB and Sidley Austin attorney from multiple U.S. offices for a discussion about what it’s like to work within the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice. Sidley lawyers will share their experiences, including providing a window into a typical day in their practice, the variety of assignments they’ve taken on, client…
  • OPIA’s Life After Law School Series: Living on the Low Income Protection Plan (LIPP)

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Interested in learning more about the Low-Income Protection Plan (LIPP) and managing loan repayment on a public interest salary? Hear from a panel of alumni currently participating in LIPP, as they share their own experiences. Catherine Pattanayak, Assistant Dean for Public Service, and Kara Martin, Associate Director for LIPP and Public Interest Funding, will moderate and answer your questions. Lunch provided. Please RSVP below. Audience: Students from all class years interested in learning about LIPP are encouraged to attend.
  • Abolition Feminism: In Conversation with Professor Leigh Goodmark

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join HLS Survivor Justice Coalition and Lambda for a discussion about abolition feminism, restorative justice, and intimate partner violence. Lunch will be provided!…
  • Texas Club Barbecue

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Come join the Texas Club for a barbecue lunch! All are welcome to attend.
  • Film Screening: How to Sue the Klan

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join ACS, BLSA, the Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law, and the HLS Film Society in hosting a screening of How to Sue the Klan, The Legacy of the Chattanooga Five.  …
  • HLS Beyond presents: Jazz Night in Langdell – Leap into Spring Edition

    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    On the rare occasion of February 29th, we hope you'll leap at the opportunity to spend some downtime time with friends  in the sonorous surrounding of the Landgell Reading Room enjoying the stylin' sounds of your peers Cosimo Fabrizio (JD'25) and Shaan Pandiri (JD'26), and their musical friends (including some faculty cameos!) for Jazz Night in Langdell Spring Edition.
  • Law, Gender, and the Political Economy of Social Reproduction

    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Please join us for a special LPE@HLS presentation of Gender, Law, and the Political Economy of Social Reproduction. Over two events, leading feminist legal scholars will examine law’s role in constructing the political economy of gender and sexuality. The presentation will begin on the evening of Thursday, February 29 with…
  • Morrison Foerster 1L Reception

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • Skadden 1L Reception

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • Reception for Law, Gender, and Political Economy of Social Reproduction

    7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Please join us for a special LPE@HLS presentation of Gender, Law, and the Political Economy of Social Reproduction. Over two events, leading feminist legal scholars will examine law’s role in constructing the political economy of gender and sexuality. The presentation will begin on the evening of Thursday, February 29 with…

March 1

Friday

  • Harvard Defenders Litman Symposium– Beyond Bars: Art from Inside

    10:00 am - 3:45 pm

    Harvard Defenders is excited to invite you to our annual Jack T. Litman Symposium. This year, we will be hosting an art featuring formerly and currently incarcerated artists: Mary Baxter: Creator of Consecration to Mary: Ain’t I a Woman? (a musical documentary of Mary’s experience giving birth while…
  • HIP Lunch Talk

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join us for a talk with Ross Miller and Raed Gonzales, two immigration attorneys whose case, Campos-Chavez v. Garland, was before the Supreme Court this term. The issue is as follows: Whether the government provides notice “required under” and “in accordance with paragraph (1) or (2) of” 8 U.S.C. §…
  • Sex and Care: Law and the Political Economy of Work

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Please join us for a special LPE@HLS presentation of Gender, Law, and the Political Economy of Social Reproduction. Over two events, leading feminist legal scholars will examine law’s role in constructing the political economy of gender and sexuality. The presentation will begin on the evening of Thursday, February 29 with…
  • Galatians Bible Study—all are welcome!

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Join us as we study the book of Galatians together. Our study will be led by Zack Phillips, an HLS alum and current pastor of Covenant Church in Arlington. No preparation is required. All are welcome!…
  • Judge Silberman, Judicial Restraint, and State Supreme Courts

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Justice Jonathan J. Papik of the Nebraska Supreme Court will deliver a Judge Laurence Silberman Distinguished Judicial Lecture discussing Judge Silberman’s legacy, the importance of judicial restraint, and the work of state high courts.
  • Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (HLAB) Open House for Applicants

    12:20 pm - 2:20 pm

    1Ls, please join students at the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau for a lunch open house! Students will have an opportunity to speak with current members of the Bureau about their work, including practice areas, working with clinical instructors and community partners, and juggling HLAB with other commitments. Students will also…
  • Decision-Making for your Academic Path: Advising Conversations with HLS Professors

    12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    Are you seeking answers for how to make curriculum choices based on your priorities, interests, and goals? Prepare for 2024-2025 registration with an academic advising event geared towards providing clarity and connection in advance. Join HLS Professors and the Academic Affairs Offices ahead of the course and clinic selection season…
  • 30th Annual APALSA Conference – Keynote & Reception

    4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    The 30th Annual National Asian Pacific American Conference on Law & Public Policy, hosted by Harvard APALSA, will take place on Friday, March 1st to Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 in person at the Harvard Law School campus. Our theme this year is Celebration: 30 Years of AAPI Impact. Over the last three…

March 2

Saturday

  • Bretton Woods 3.0? The Future of International Economic Law

    All day

    Join LIDS and the Harvard International Law Journal for our Spring 2024 conference entitled “Bretton Woods 3.0? The Future of International Economic Law.” The event will occur throughout the day of March 2, 2024 at Austin Hall on the Harvard Law School Campus. This year’s conference features four panels and one keynote speech…
  • Harvard APALSA Spring Formal 2024

    8:00 am - 11:00 am

    Join APALSA for a night of fancy as we celebrate the end of APALSA Conference and the start of Spring! Discounted admission available for HLS affiliates that attend at least two sessions of Conference. Please read the instructions on Eventbrite for more details. Non-APALSA members are welcome. You must be…
  • 30th Annual APALSA Conference – Panels

    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

    The 30th Annual National Asian Pacific American Conference on Law & Public Policy, hosted by Harvard APALSA, will take place on Friday, March 1st to Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 in person at the Harvard Law School campus. Our theme this year is Celebration: 30 Years of AAPI Impact. Over the last three…
  • 30th Annual APALSA Conference – Career Fair

    12:20 pm - 1:30 pm

    The 30th Annual National Asian Pacific American Conference on Law & Public Policy, hosted by Harvard APALSA, will take place on Friday, March 1st to Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 in person at the Harvard Law School campus. Our theme this year is Celebration: 30 Years of AAPI Impact. Over the last three…
  • Harvard Climate Connect: Challenges and Opportunities for Building Equitable Climate Resilience in the Boston Area

    12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Please join the Harvard Environmental Law Society and the Harvard Chan Public Health School’s Environmental Justice Student Organization for an interdisciplinary symposium discussing Boston’s unique challenges and opportunities in building climate resilience. The symposium will feature interdisciplinary panel discussions on water / coastal management and intersectional climate policy from academics, non-profit…

March 4

Monday

  • Animals in Cost-Benefit Analysis

    12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

    Federal agencies’ cost-benefit analyses do not capture animals’ interests. This omission matters for billions of animals. This talk will show why agencies should reject this status quo and how they can implement that vision.
  • WLA General Body Meeting

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Please join the Harvard Women’s Law Association (WLA) for our Spring general body meeting. At the meeting we will enjoy lunch, get to know other WLA members, and discuss how to apply for WLA Board for the 2024-25 academic year.
  • Legal Remedies to the Agunah Issue in the United States: Intersections Between Civil Courts and Rabbinic Arbitration with Keshet Starr

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Legal Remedies to the Agunah Issue in the United States:
    Intersections Between Civil Courts and Rabbinic Arbitration with Keshet Starr,
    co-sponsored with the Jewish Law Students Association…
  • Deconstructing Media Bias on Palestine

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Come join Harvard Justice for Palestine as we unpack how systemic media bias skews our understanding of Palestine and Palestinian liberation.
  • Researching Firms for EIP Workshop

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm

    Recurring

    Are you overwhelmed by the hundreds of firms, multiple geographic markets, and various practice areas in Big Law? Are you unsure how you should be researching firms in order to determine which firms you would like to target for Preview and EIP? Join OCS peer advisers in a small group…
  • Meet the Judge: Hon. William G. Young, D. Mass

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Hear firsthand from Judge William G. Young of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Judge Young received an A.B. from Harvard University and an LL.B. from Harvard Law School and later served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Raymond S. Wilkins of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial…
  • Law and the Arts Panel

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Do you have a passion for the arts and want to combine that with your legal education? A panel of HLS lecturers and clinic directors will do a Q&A exploring the many opportunities there are, both on campus and in the professional world, for law students with a passion for…
  • Texas Club Bluebell Social

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Come join the Texas Club for some Texas-made Bluebell ice cream!!…
  • Helix Bar Review Simulated MPRE

    3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Simulated MPRE with Helix Bar Review…
  • O’Melveny & Myers 1L Reception

    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.