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Ashish Nanda

  • vintage photo of Ernest Shackleton aboard the Endurance

    Briefs: Lessons, legal services, and luminosity

    July 1, 2013

    Ernest Shackleton’s first journey to the Antarctic in the early 1900s ended in a very public failure. On his second journey, in a race to the South Pole, he turned back within 100 miles of his goal. In his third expedition, not only did he fail to traverse Antarctica, but his ship was destroyed by ice, stranding the crew on ice floes for more than a year. So why do law and business students and executives in legal and business organizations study Shackleton as an example of successful leadership?

  • How It All Adds Up

    July 1, 2013

    Stephanie Atwood ’13 started her 3L year several days early in a basement classroom of Wasserstein Hall in a new intensive “boot camp” on accounting and finance. In just three days, Atwood and 44 classmates learned a credit’s worth of previously foreign-sounding concepts such as internal rate of return and the cost of capital.

  • Case studies developed at HLS available through new website

    July 31, 2012

    Harvard Law School has launched a new program to develop and distribute case studies, role plays, hypothetical problems and other experiential tools for the classroom. The centerpiece of the program is a website designed as a one-stop-shop for all participant-centered teaching tools developed and sponsored by HLS.

  • Nanda in The American Lawyer: History Rhymes

    February 1, 2010

    History Rhymes,” an article by Harvard Law School Professor of Practice Ashish Nanda, appeared in the January 29, 2010, edition of The American Lawyer.

  • Hearsay: Short takes from faculty op-eds

    January 1, 2010

    America Is on Trial as Much as Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Professor Alan Dershowitz
    The Globe and Mail
    Nov. 13, 2009 Credit: Grady McFerrin “The Obama administration has…

  • Nanda in The American Lawyer: Lawyers should be recruited like doctors

    October 13, 2009

    Ashish Nanda, Robert Braucher Professor of Practice at HLS, wrote “Lawyers should be recruited like doctors,” an op-ed that appeared in the October 13, 2009, issue of The American Lawyer. Nanda is the faculty director of executive education, and research director at the Program on the Legal Profession at Harvard Law School.

  • 2008 Year in Review – Faculty

    December 12, 2008

    2008 saw an extraordinary round of faculty appointments at Harvard Law School, with the announcement of 14 new additions.