2019-2020 Harvard ACS Board

President  |  Radhe Patel  rpatel@jd20.law.harvard.edu

Radhe is a 3L from Buffalo Grove, IL. Radhe graduated from Columbia University in 2015 where she studied Chemical Engineering and Political Science. Before coming to HLS, Radhe worked in City Hall for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, focusing on health and human services. She also helped run a debate team on Rikers Island and co-founded an organization to elevate progressive women of color. Her 1L year, Radhe was at the US Attorney’s Office SDNY- Civil Division and at the University of Haifa’s Center for Crime, Law and Society. This past summer, Radhe split her time between Quinn Emanuel and the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Vice President  |  Tyler Good-Cohn  tgoodcohn@jd20.law.harvard.edu

Tyler Good-Cohn is a 3L from Baltimore, Maryland.  He graduated from University of Maryland, College Park in 2017 with a degree in Government and Politics and minors in Philosophy and Law & Society.  As an undergraduate, Tyler worked as a volunteer intern for the American Bar Association’s Death Penalty Representation Project and led the embryonic stages of a candidate’s campaign for State’s Attorney of Baltimore City.  After 1L, Tyler spent his summer at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York.  During his 2L summer, Tyler worked at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Outside of ACS, Tyler serves as an Executive Technical Editor of the Civil Rights Civil Liberties Law Review.

Vice President  |  Ross Svenson rsvenson@jd21.law.harvard.edu

Ross is a 2L from Ashburn, Virginia. He graduated from Harvard College in 2015 where he studied Government and Spanish. Prior to attending HLS, Ross worked as a regional organizing director on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. Following the campaign, Ross worked as a legislative aide for Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) in Washington, DC. He spent his 1L summer working in the Criminal Appellate and Policy units at the Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office. Outside of ACS, Ross is involved with the Harvard Immigration Project, the Harvard National Security Journal, and the Women’s Law Association’s “Partners” program. Ross is passionate about film, national parks, and the New England Patriots, and loves spending time with his wife and dog, Teddy!

Treasurer  |  Jacob Carrel  jcarrel@jd21.law.harvard.edu

Jacob is a 2L at HLS from Madison, Wisconsin. Jacob graduated from Harvard College in 2016. Prior to coming to HLS, Jacob worked on a variety of projects for a small non-profit foundation that focused on voting rights and voter registration and as a donor advisor to a high-net-worth individual interested in progressive politics. In those roles and others, Jacob helped advise and catalyze projects that focused on elevating the next generation of progressive leaders. Jacob spent his 1L summer working in the Special Litigation division of the Wisconsin Attorney General’s office. Outside of HLS, Jacob enjoys running and serving as a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts.

Secretary  |  Kevin Kowalewski  kkowalewski@jd21.law.harvard.edu

Kevin is a 2L from Cheektowaga, New York. He graduated from Cornell University in 2017 with a degree in Government. As an undergraduate, he was involved in progressive electoral organizing at Cornell and across New York state. During his 1L summer, Kevin interned in the Appeals Division of the New York City Law Department. Outside of ACS, Kevin is a Managing Editor for the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.

Programs Chair  |  Katie Cion  kcion@jd21.law.harvard.edu

Katie is a 2L from Westport, Connecticut.  She graduated from Princeton University in 2018 with a degree in Political Science.  Katie spent her 1L summer at the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. Outside of ACS, Katie is an editor with the Harvard Law Review, a member of the Woman’s Law Association, and a research assistant for Professor Henry Smith.

Programs Chair | Evan Cooper  ecooper@jd20.law.harvard.edu

Programs Chair  |  Madeleine DeMeules  mdemeules@jd21.law.harvard.edu

Madeleine is a 2L from Minneapolis, MN. She graduated from Pomona College with degrees in Spanish and Psychology, and spent her 1L summer as a law clerk to Washington Solicitor General Noah Purcell in Olympia, WA. At HLS, Madeleine is also involved with the Harvard Journal on Legislation and the Women’s Law Association.

Director of 1L Reps  |  Will McElhaney

Will is a 3L from Santa Claus, Indiana. He graduated in 2017 from Indiana University with a degree in Economic Consulting.

Director of Academics  | Deanna Krokos

Director of Diversity | Maria Manghi

Maria is a 3L originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, who grew up in Chicago, Illinois. Maria graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2015 with a B.A. in International Relations and French Studies. Prior to HLS, Maria worked at Goldman Sachs in New York as a legal analyst. She spent her 1L summer at the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) in Washington, D.C. and her 2L summer in the Paris and New York offices of Cleary Gottlieb, as well as a January term in 2019 at Rights Watch (UK) in London, England. Outside of ACS, Maria is involved in the Women’s Law Association and the Harvard Latinx Law Review

Director of Educational Opportunities  |  Steven Palmer

Steven is a 3L from Olney, Maryland. He graduated from the University of Maryland (go Terps!) in 2017 with degrees in Psychology and Government & Politics. As an undergraduate, Steven counseled students accused of violating university code and defended them at administrative hearings. He spent his 1L summer working on the Impact Litigation Team at Everytown for Gun Safety, and his 2L summer at Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. Besides ACS, Steven is a proud member of the Harvard Defenders and an Online Content Editor for the Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.

Director of Educational Opportunities  |  Becca Tweedie

Director of External Relations  |  Sam Rebo

Sam Rebo is a 2L from Utica, NY. Outside of advocating for progressive causes, Sam focuses on issues of national security law and foreign policy. Prior to coming to law school, he worked for former Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul and then for the Eurasia Group political risk consultancy in Washington, DC. He spent this last summer interning with the US Navy JAG Corps. As Director of External Relations, he’s excited to strengthen ties between the Harvard ACS chapter, Harvard ACS alums, and members of ACS chapters from other schools.

Director of Fundraising  | Brian Beaton

Brian is a 2L from Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a double major in Political Science and Latin American Studies. Prior to law school, Brian spent two years working at the Department of Justice in the Antitrust Division. He spent his 1L summer working at the United States Attorney’s Office in Baltimore. In addition to his work with ACS, Brian is a BSA, on the board of the HLS Antitrust Association, and a member of the Board of Governors for the Harvard Puerto Rico Legal Aid Trip.

Director of Internal Activism & Community Engagement  | Chloe Cotton

Chloe Cotton is a 3L from Anchorage, Alaska. She is a joint-degree student and is getting her Master of Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School. While in school, Chloe has interned for Sonosky Chambers, Campaign Legal Center, and the Center for Secure and Modern Elections. Outside of ACS, Chloe is an Editor of the Harvard Law Review and serves on the board of the HLS Women’s Law Association. She graduated from Claremont McKenna College in 2012 with a degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.

Director of Membership | Pierre Anquetil

Pierre is a 2L originally from Paris, France, who grew in Seattle, Washington. He graduated from Columbia University in 2017 with a degree in Political Science and Statistics, and he holds a bachelor’s degree from Sciences Po. During his 1L summer, Pierre worked at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Washington. In addition to his role with ACS, Pierre is an editor on the Harvard Law Review.

Director of Policy  | Aaron Mukerjee

Director of Policy  | Jenny Samuels

Jenny Samuels is a 2L from New York City. She graduated from Grinnell College with a degree in History and American Studies. Before law school, Jenny worked as an editorial assistant at the ACLU. During her 1L summer, she worked at the ACLU’s Reproductive Freedom Project. Outside of ACS, Jenny is an editor for the Harvard Law Review, the vice-president of the Alliance for Reproductive Justice, and the co-chair of the Mississippi Delta Project’s Reproductive Justice Initiative.

Director of Professor & Practitioner Engagement  | Raisa Cramer

Director of Progressive Constitutionalism Project   |  Graham Sternberg

Director of Progressive Constitutionalism Project   |  Kurt Walters

Kurt is a 2L from Charlottesville, Virginia committed to contesting the abuses of powerful economic actors, particularly in finance and Big Tech. In addition to his role with ACS, he works against exploitative legal contract terms with the People’s Parity Project, is an online editor at the Harvard Law & Policy Review, and plays in the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Orchestra and Harvard Law School Club Soccer Team. Prior to law school, Kurt worked in progressive grassroots mobilization and advocacy, including as campaign director of Demand Progress, digital lead for Sen. Brian Schatz’s 2014 campaign, and as a research analyst with Public Campaign Action Fund. He graduated from Brown University in 2011 with a degree in Politics, Philosophy & Economics.

Director of Student Outreach  |  Sarah Margulies

Director of Supreme Court Moot Courts  |  Max Baldi

Max is a 3L from Los Angeles. He graduated from the University of St Andrews in 2014 with a degree in International Relations and Modern History. After college, Max worked at a real estate investment firm as an investment analyst and asset manager. During his 1L summer, he interned at the Department of Justice, Civil Appellate Staff. During his 2L summer, he worked in the in Washington DC office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Following graduation, Max will clerk for for the Honorable Royce C. Lamberth on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and for the Honorable Sandra L. Lynch on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. In addition to his role in ACS, Max is Executive Articles Editor for the Harvard Journal on Legislation and a research assistant to Professor Henry Smith.

Director of Supreme Court Moot Courts  |  Adam Smith

Adam is a 3L from Park Ridge, Illinois. He earned his B.A. in political science and communication from the University of Illinois in 2016. He spent his 1L summer at BPI Chicago, a litigation- and policy-focused non-profit, and his 2L summer at Winston & Strawn in Chicago. Outside of ACS, Adam is a managing editor of the Harvard Civil Rights–Civil Liberties Law Review and was a semifinalist and oralist in the Ames Moot Court Competition. After graduation, he will clerk for Judge William J. Bauer on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Director of Trips  |  Izzy Jensen

Izzy Jensen is a 2L from Washington, DC. She graduated from Duke University in 2017 with a degree in Political Science and Computer Science. During her 1L summer, she interned at the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland in Baltimore. Outside of ACS, she is on HL Central and involved in PLAP and the Harvard Law and Policy Review.