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  • Alumni-in-Residence: David Sclar ’07, In-House Tech/Privacy Law

    April 28, 2021

    David Sclar ‘07 is the author of Workplace Strategies for Technology Lawyers, a book of practical tips to perform at a high level as an in-house counsel, with a tech company focus. For most of his legal career, David has advised tech companies at various stages, from startup to established company, as outside counsel at Ropes & Gray and Cooley, the first Chief Privacy Officer at Rally Health, and most recently as the Healthcare Compliance and Privacy Officer at WW International. You can email him at and visit his website at,

  • Emerging Companies: Ellen Ehrenpreis ’93 (podcast)

    April 20, 2021

    Ellen Ehrenpreis ’93 is a corporate partner in the Technology Companies Group at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP. During her career and prior to joining Orrick, Ellen was a litigation partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the co-founder of Edgewood Law Partners LLP, CEO of the World Energy Innovation Forum, and, at the start of her career, an associate at Ropes & Gray in Boston.  In this podcast, Ellen talks about her practice advising companies from early stage start-ups to mature private companies, highlighting her advisory and transactional work handling company formations, venture financings, governance, M&A transactions, corporate and securities matters, commercial transactions and litigation strategy. 

  • Media Law: Beth Lobel ’88 at NBCUniversal (podcast)

    April 15, 2021

    In this episode, media lawyer Beth Lobel '88 draws from her over 20 years of experience at NBCUniversal, where she is Senior Vice President and counsel for news and non-fiction programming and Internet content. She lays out paths, considerations, and resources for starting a successful career media law, whether you’re 1L with some time to explore, or a law firm associate looking to make a move.

  • Alumna-in-Residence: Isabel Yang ’18

    April 8, 2021

    Isabel Yishu Yang '18 is the Founder and CEO of ArbiLex. ArbiLex is a predictive analytics startup specializing in international arbitration.

  • International Arbitration: Eldy Roché (podcast)

    March 11, 2021

    Eldy Roché is a senior associate in King & Spalding’s International Arbitration practice in the Houston office. Eldy is dual-qualified in civil law and common law: having first obtained her Law Degree from the Catholic University of Honduras, she also has an LLM from the University of Miami and a JD from Gonzaga University. She also attended The Hague Academy of International Law’s Summer Program on Private International Law. 

  • Bankruptcy: Candace Arthur and Ronit Berkovich ’01 (podcast)

    January 29, 2021

    Today our guests are partners in the Business Finance and Restructuring department, also known as Bankruptcy, at Weil in New York. I am delighted to be joined by two extremely impressive women: Candace Arthur and Ronit Berkovich '01.

  • Diversity & Inclusion: Kiisha Morrow ’02 (podcast)

    November 19, 2020

    Kiisha Morrow '02 is the Director of Diversity & Inclusion at Cravath, Swaine, & Moore. In this podcast she discusses her career path from associate to head of Diversity & Inclusion.

  • Labor and Employment Law: Alison N. Davis ’90 (podcast)

    November 17, 2020

    Alison N. Davis, a Shareholder at Littler Mendelson P.C., represents management in employment and labor law. She has extensive litigation experience in the employment arena.

  • Insurance Law: Jennifer Norris ’08 (podcast)

    October 22, 2020

    In this podcast we feature Jennifer Norris, a counsel with Sidley’s office in Chicago and a 2008 graduate of HLS. Jennifer works extensively with the insurance industry on a wide range of matters from M&A transactions, to reinsurance and securities transactions, to advising on regulatory matters.

  • Privacy & Data Security: Seth Berman (podcast)

    August 11, 2020

    Seth Berman teaches Cyber Crimes and Procedure at Harvard Law School and leads the Privacy & Data Security group at Nutter in Boston.

  • Diversity & Inclusion: Marguerite Fletcher ’90 (podcast)

    July 9, 2020

    Marguerite Fletcher ’90 is the founder and president of Fletcher Consulting, a diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting firm. Ms. Fletcher has…

  • Legal Technology and Innovation: Jerry Ting ’18 and & Jake Sussman ’18 (podcast)

    July 9, 2020

    Jerry Ting and Jake Sussman (both ’18) are CEO and COO, respectively, of Evisort, an intelligent contract automation company they conceived and began while students at HLS. In this podcast, they talk both about both entrepreneurship and legal technology & innovation.

  • Baseball in the Time of COVID-19: Jon Fetterolf and Matt Bowman

    May 21, 2020

    Jon Fetterolf, attorney and agent at Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, describes his career as both a sports agent and litigator. One of his clients, Cincinatti Reds Pitcher Matt Bowman, gives his perspective on what players look for in their agents. Both talk about how they have experienced the  COVID-19 pandemic and what they think it means for the future of baseball. 

  • Federal Indian Law: Nathaniel Amdur-Clark ’14 (podcast)

    April 20, 2020

    Nathaniel Amdur-Clark '14 represents Native American tribes across the country as an Associate at Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry, LLP and splits his time between Washington, DC and Anchorage, AK.

  • Political Law: Ki Hong ’92 (podcast)

    April 2, 2020

    Ki P. Hong is the head of Skadden’s Political Law Group. He advises major corporations on the unique political law issues they face when engaging in government affairs or government procurement activity. These include federal and state campaign finance, lobbying, gift, ethics and conflict-of-interest laws.

  • Political Law: Aria Branch ’12 (podcast)

    March 31, 2020

    Aria Branch ’12, Counsel, Perkins Coie, Washington, D.C. Aria Branch ’12 is a partner at Perkins Coie in Washington, DC. She counsels federal and…

  • Professional Networking: The Art of Mingling

    October 26, 2019

    Networking is a fact of life in the legal profession and much of your career will rely on strong relationships. As early as 1L year, law firms will host receptions, which present an opportunity to develop new connections and learn more about the profession. This podcast will provide you with a concrete, step-by-step approach to making a great impression at a professional cocktail reception.

  • Banking Interviews: Michael Kagan ’08

    January 24, 2019

    Michael Kagan ’08 is a Vice President, Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs. Michael worked as a Tax Associate at Cleary Gottlieb in New York before transitioning to a career in investment banking at Goldman. Michael regularly interviews students and provides his insights on a successful banking interview.

  • Investment Management: Nicole Simon ’10 (podcast)

    December 6, 2018

    Nicole Simon ’10 is an investment management attorney in the New York office of Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP. In this podcast, she gives an overview of the practice area, how she found her way to the practice area, and encourages students to explore this practice area even if they do not have a finance or business background.

  • Tax Law Overview: Ameek Ponda ’92 & Amy Sheridan ’05 (podcast)

    June 12, 2018

    Ameek Ponda '92 and Amy Sheridan '05 are partners in the tax department of Sullivan & Worcester in Boston, MA. In this podcast, they give a high-level overview of tax practice, including the types of skills that are necessary to be successful. Ms. Sheridan advises tax-interested students to take advantage of relevant coursework at HLS, saying that the "attorneys who think of the principles of the code and how the [tax] code should work find the practice incredibly interesting and are also good tax attorneys."

  • Litigation Practice: Noelle Reed ’96 (podcast)

    June 4, 2018

    Noelle Reed ’96 is the head of Skadden’s Houston litigation practice. She works across a number of areas including white collar investigations, securities litigation, and general commercial litigation.  Prior to joining Skadden, Noelle was a trial attorney with DOJ’s Terrorism and Violent Crime Division as well as an Assistant US Attorney in the Southern District of Texas.