Samantha Altschuler, Co-President
Maude Wilson, Co-President
Maude is a third-year J.D. student at Harvard Law School. She is from Southampton, New York and graduated from Hamilton College in 2017. She spent her 2L summer at Davis Polk & Wardwell. She spent her 1L summer in the Civil Division of the US Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York. She is currently an advisor for the Blockchain Chain for Social Impact Coalition.
Gadi Winter, Co-Vice President of Research
Jacek Czarnecki, Co-Vice President of Research
Jacek is an LLM student at Harvard Law School. He graduated from the University of Oxford (MSc in Law and Finance) and University of Warsaw (Master of Law). Jacek has spent his professional career in the fintech and blockchain space, most recently as Global Legal Counsel at the Maker Foundation, a key entity behind a large Decentralized Finance (DeFi) project MakerDAO. He has been involved in many other business and academic projects and industry organizations around the globe and spoke at multiple crypto and blockchain conferences and events.
Christian Lansang, Director of Business Development
Christian is a second-year J.D. student at Harvard Law School from Los Angeles, California. He graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Science, Technology, and Society. Christian has worked as an operator at a variety of apparel and fintech startups, and during the pandemic, founded a clothing brand that donates a portion of its proceeds to organizations dedicated to stopping violence towards Asian Americans. He worked at Cooley’s Santa Monica office during his 2L summer, and he spent his 1L summer at Morgan Stanley in New York.
HK Yuh, Vice President of Professional Relations
Porter Smith, Vice President of Events
Porter is a second year student at Harvard Law School originally from Baltimore, MD. Prior to law school he served in the Army as an AH-64D Apache and MH-6M Little Bird pilot. He spent his 1L summer at Greenspring Associates, and is interested in the international implications of digital currency adoption on financial system design.
Madeleine Matsui, Vice President of Communications
Madeleine is a second-year student at Harvard Law School from Hong Kong. She graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in International Relations and Urban Studies. She spent her 1L summer at the New York University Center for Human Rights and Global Justice.