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February 20


  • WLA Black History Month Celebration

    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join Women’s Law Association to celebrate Black History Month with hot drinks, baked treats from Petsi Pies, and books written by Black women! Drop by WCC 1057 anytime between 9 and noon to pick up some breakfast on Tuesday, February 20th. The book selection was curated by WLA member Edith…
  • Timelycare and CAMHS Meet & Greet

    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Counseling and Mental Health Services (CAMHS) community liaison and Timelycare practitioners will be available to answer questions and share resources related to mental wellbeing. Questions? Email…
  • Deprogramming Constitutional Law with Prof. Niko Bowie

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Deprogramming ConLaw with Prof. Niko Bowie, hosted by the HLS Political Economy Association Tuesday Feb 20, 2023, 12:15pm-1:15pm
    WCC 1015 What do you do after finding a particularly vexing case of double-speak, hypocrisy or inconsistency between Supreme Court cases, where the effects really hurt people? Call a friend?…
  • 2024 HIALSA Masterclass Workshop | Second Session with Foley Hoag

    12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

    Become an expert and join the Second Session of the 2024 HIALSA Masterclass Workshop! HIALSA will host its second session in the workshop series, “Arbitration in the Renewable Energy Sector: States’ Action and Decarbonization Efforts,” on Tuesday, February 20, from 12:15 – 1:30 pm. Earn recognition! HLS students who enroll…
  • IP Law Association x Cravath

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Four panelists from Cravath will be speaking about their careers in intellectual property law.
  • Board of Student Advisers / Harvard Law Review / Harvard Legal Aid Bureau 1L Info Session

    12:25 pm - 1:20 pm

    Please join the Board of Student Advisers, the Harvard Law Review, and the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau to learn about these three organizations. Representatives from each will talk about the application process, how membership in their organization has added to their law school experience, and answer any questions. Lunch will…
  • A Tsunami of Antisemitism: Fighting Back

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Ellie Cohanim is the former US Deputy Special Envoy to Monitor & Combat Antisemitism. She will share her perspective on the global rise of antisemitism since October 7th, ways to combat hate, and her experience as the State Department’s first Iranian-born envoy.
  • Alumni in Residence with Glenn Miller J.D. ’92 of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Glenn Miller is a partner and national co-chair of Affordable Housing and Community Development Practice at Katten Muchin Rosenman, LLP. At Katten Muchin, Glenn represents a diverse range of clients, including public and private New York City and national real estate developers, REITs, hotel developers, data center developers, and pension fund and college-endowment-backed capital investors. He advises them on various aspects of tax, tax-exempt bond financing, business law, and regulatory compliance. Click to register.
  • International Legal Studies Coffee Hour

    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Please join ILS staff and your classmates for a coffee, tea and snack break and informal networking among students interested in international opportunities at HLS.
  • ILJ Vol. 65(2) Make-up Subcite

    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Please join us at the HILJ Vol. 65(2) make-up subcite! Sign up here:…
  • First Class Community Dinner

    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Come join us for food and community for First Class’ February community dinner! Please RSVP at this link: We look forward to seeing you there!…
  • Weil 1L Reception

    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.

February 21


  • Alumni in Residence with Todd Builione J.D. ’99 of Marshall Wace North America L.P.

    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    In 2023, Todd Builione joined Marshall Wace North America as CEO, partner, member of the Board of Directors, and member of the Partnership Management Committee. Prior to joining Marshall Wace, Todd was a partner of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) and served on KKR’s firm-wide Operating Committee. Over his 10 years at KKR, Todd was Global Head of Private Wealth, President of KKR Credit and Capital Markets and Co-Head of KKR Hedge Funds. Click to register.
  • Supply Chain Capitalism Series: Vivian Price

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Lunch will be provided. The Program on Law and Political Economy and the Center for Labor and a Just Economy are excited to present the semester-long series, Supply Chain Capitalism: Legal Regimes and Worker Power. The series will investigate law’s role in structuring global supply chains. Across four installments, we…
  • Strategic Litigation and Career Preparation: A Conversation with Whitney Hermandorfer

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    Whitney Hermandorfer, the Director of Strategic Litigation Unit and Assistant Solicitor General at the Office of the Tennessee Attorney General, will discuss strategic litigation and strategic career building for young lawyers.
  • ACS Spring General Body Meeting with Professor Matthew L.M. Fletcher

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Come join American Constitution Society for our spring General Body Meeting (GBM)! Enjoy lunch and community building and hear from Professor Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Visiting Professor of Federal Indian Law, on progressive constitutionalism.
  • OPIA’s Life After Law School Series: Clerkship Considerations for Public Interest-Minded Students

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Public interest-minded students contemplating whether to pursue a clerkship after graduation are encouraged to attend this panel discussion at which public interest alumni who have clerked will talk about their experiences. The discussion will explore how a clerkship can be beneficial, the differences among various types of clerkships, and whether a clerkship might, or might not, be necessary for the kind of public interest work you hope to pursue.  Audience: This event is for public interest-minded 1Ls and 2Ls who are curious about clerkships.  Lunch provided. Please RSVP below.
  • Massachusetts Bar Exam & Application Process

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Information session on the Massachusetts Bar Exam and admission process.
  • Lexis & Westlaw at HLS Present: Advanced Research Strategies for Sanchez v. MacNamara

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Lunch will be served. The LexisNexis and Westlaw research attorneys dedicated to Harvard Law School will host an exclusive training session for HLS 1Ls. The session will make first-year students more comfortable & confident using advanced features in each platform to support their analysis of legal issues pertaining to the…
  • JOLT x Paul Weiss: AI Lunch Talk

    12:30 pm - 1:20 pm

    Join Katherine Forrest, Paul, Weiss Litigation partner, co-chair of the firm’s Digital Technology Group and member of the Antitrust Practice Group, and Katya Stynes, Litigation associate, for a lunch discussion on the intersection of artificial intelligence and the law. Katherine and Katya will provide an introduction to AI and discuss…
  • A Conversation with FTC Chair Lina Khan

    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    A Conversation with FTC Chair Lina Khan
    Join the LPE Association, ACS, and the Antitrust Association for a conversation between Harvard students and FTC Chair Lina Khan on antitrust, consumer protection, labor and more. Come with your questions!
    Wednesday, Feb 21, 2024
    3:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Antitrust and Labor – A Panel Event with Lina Khan

    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join the Center for Labor and a Just Economy for an evening discussion with Lina Khan, Chair of the Federal Trade Commission, on how efforts to promote healthy market competition and a vibrant economy can empower working people. In exploring the ways in which antitrust can empower workers and strengthen…
  • Winston & Strawn 1L Reception

    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.
  • HLEP 1L Career Fair & Networking Reception

    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    The Harvard Law and Entrepreneurship Project (HLEP) will be hosting a 1L Career Fair and Networking Reception on Wednesday, February 21 from 6:30PM-8:30PM at Barcelona Wine Bar. We currently expect 7 firms, including Cooley, Cravath, Fenwick, Goodwin, Latham & Watkins, Ropes & Gray, and Wilson Sonsini to attend. The career…
  • Harvard African Law Association General Body Meeting

    6:45 pm - 9:15 pm

    Stop by HALA’s first GBM of the semester! Food will be provided.
  • 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.
  • Open Inquiry Dinner & Conversation

    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming discussions! This week, we’ll return to our regular meeting format of collectively suggesting and voting on a discussion topic at the meeting. Our next meeting will be Tuesday, February 21st at 7pm in the Hark Concourse (2nd Floor Hark). Come join us for…
  • HLS Pub Trivia

    February 21, 2024, 7:00 pm – May 15, 2024, 9:00 pm


    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.
  • Sullivan & Cromwell Small Group Dinner

    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Please join Women’s Law Association (WLA) and Sullivan & Cromwell to meet their attorneys and learn more about their practice through a small-group setting. Invitations are given to the first ten who RSVP! Priority is given to WLA members. RSVP link:……

February 22


  • 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!…
  • Power and Money in Global Health: A conversation with Tim Schwab about “The Bill Gates Problem: Reckoning with the Myth of the Good Billionaire”

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    In this interactive, hybrid event, Alicia Ely Yamin, JD, MPH, PhD, will moderate a conversation with investigative journalist and author Tim Schwab about his latest book, The Bill Gates Problem: Reckoning with the Myth of the Good Billionaire. Audiences, both in-person and online, will have the opportunity to join in the…
  • Animal Law & Environmental Law: Parallels and Synergies

    12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

    With layers of international, federal, and state protections, environmental law is more established than animal law. In his book, What Can Animal Law Learn From Environmental Law?, Randall Abate, Assistant Dean of Environmental Law Studies at George Washington University, draws from history, politics, and law to examine how environmental law’s successes…
  • Researching Firms for EIP Workshop (new date)

    12:20 pm - 1:20 pm


    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…
  • Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series with Verna Williams J.D. ’88 of Equal Justice Works

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Verna Williams (she/her) is the CEO of Equal Justice Works. In her role as CEO, Verna advances the mission of Equal Justice Works to create opportunities for leaders to transform their passion for equal justice into a lifelong commitment to public service. Verna previously served as the dean of the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she was a professor prior to becoming dean, and taught courses on family law, gender discrimination, and constitutional law. Additionally, she founded and co-directed the Judge Nathaniel Jones Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice at the University of Cincinnati. Click to register.
  • Board of Student Advisors Panel: Revamping Your Study Strategy

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join us for a panel of BSAs who decided to switch up their academic routine in the second semester. We’ll talk about lessons learned from the first go-around and how we shook things up (for the better)! Please note this event is geared towards 1Ls and members of Section 8.
  • JLSA Hosts Ambassadors Barry White and Andrew Schapiro

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join the Jewish Law Students Association and the Harvard Law School Association of Massachusetts in welcoming Ambassador Barry White ’67 (Ambassador to Norway, 2009-2013) and Ambassador Andrew Schapiro ’90 (Ambassador to the Czech Republic, 2014-2017) to discuss their lives and careers.
  • HALB x Paul, Weiss: A Presentation on Estée Lauder’s ~$3bn Acquisition of Tom Ford

    12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Join the Harvard Association for Law and Business (HALB) and attorneys from Paul, Weiss for a presentation on their M&A practice. The Paul, Weiss team will do a deep-dive in discussing their work advising Estée Lauder on its $2.8bn acquisition of Tom Ford. The presentation will be held in Pound…
  • Digital Self Defense 101

    1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    Amer Mneimneh, PACS security speaker, will be leading a workshop on fundamental information security defenses. While high-profile digital exploitation, such as the MOVEit breach and Colonial Pipeline, steal the headlines, the vast majority of digital threats are crimes of opportunity. Featuring an overview of how data breaches meaningfully impact your personal security, how…
  • Sullivan & Cromwell 1L Reception

    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    See CSM/Symplicity for full event details.

February 23


  • 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!…
  • Lexis & Westlaw at HLS Present: Advanced Research Strategies for Egypt v. Raiders.

    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Lunch will be served. The LexisNexis and Westlaw research attorneys dedicated to Harvard Law School will host an exclusive training session for HLS 1Ls. The session will make first-year students more comfortable and confident using advanced features in each platform to support their analysis of legal issues pertaining to the…

February 24


  • HELR Subcite #2

    8:00 am - 2:30 pm

    Harvard Environmental Law Review Subcite 2…
  • Bloomberg X HLSMTA Present: Litigation Roundtable

    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Bloomberg Law and the Harvard Law School Mock Trial Association are proud to present our Fourth Annual Litigation Roundtable! This event connects students interested in litigation with attorneys from some of the country’s top litigation boutiques and big law firms. Join us for an afternoon of casual conversation and networking.