Students

 

Annalisa Choy is a second-year law student and an associate for the Cornell International Law Journal. Prior to law school, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience and worked for Stanford University's Office of Technology Licensing.

 
 
 

Cassandra Desjourdy is a third-year law student. She currently serves as an Acquisitions Editor for the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy and as a Managing Editor for the Legal Information Institute Supreme Court Bulletin. Cassandra has an academic background in English and psychology.

 

 

George El-Khoury is a second-year law student at Cornell Law School. Currently, he serves as an Associate Editor for the Cornell International Law Journal and a research assistant for Professor Stephen Garvey. George graduated from Goucher College (Towson, MD) in 2016, where he studied economics and political science and was a member of the men’s soccer team.

 

 

Denis Hurley is a third-year law student, an Articles Editor for the Cornell Law Review, and an Executive Bench Editor for the Cornell Moot Court Board. Mr. Hurley has worked as a summer associate for both Sullivan and Cromwell LLP and Boies, Schiller and Flexner LLP in both firms’ respective litigation departments. As an undergraduate, he interned for several technology startup companies. He graduated from Cornell University’s College of Arts and Sciences in 2014 with a degree in Economics and Government.

 

Arielle Padoveris a third year law student. She is currently an online editor for the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. Prior to law school, she did compliance and anti-money laundering work. She has an academic background in Marketing and Legal Studies in Business.

 
 
 

Dylan Penza is a second year law student. Currently, he serves as an Associate Editor for the Cornell International Law Journal. Mr. Penza has an academic background in philosophy and communications and has gained legal experience in corporate practice at a boutique transactional firm.

 

 

Kara Ramsey is a second-year law student. She is currently an Academic Peer Advisor, an associate for the Cornell Law Review, and the treasurer of both the Women's Law Coalition and the Public Interest Law Union. Ms. Ramsey previously interned in the Fraud Section of the Department of Justice, and before law school, she spent two years working as a research assistant at the Federal Reserve Board.

 

 

Ra'anaa Samad is a third-year law student, a member of Cornell’s Moot Court Board, and a 3L Representative for the Women’s Law Coalition. She has worked as a Summer Associate for Venable LLP in Washington, DC. Ms. Samad graduated from Columbia University (CC’12) where she earned a BA in History and a Concentration in Women and Gender Studies.

 

 

Baris Simsek is a second year law student and serves as an associate for the Cornell Law Review. He is a teaching assistant for the Torts and Principles of American Legal Writing classes. He is also the Vice President of the Cornell Law Students Association and the President of the Cornell BRICS Law Collective. Mr. Simsek was an intern at the Conseil d’Etat (French Supreme Administrative Court).

 

 

Christopher Vantrease is a second year law student and a senior clinical student in the Cornell Legal Research Clinic. Christopher serves as an Associate Editor for the Cornell International Law Journal. Christopher also serves as the Vice President of Cornell Law School Plus One. Christopher has a background in academic English and Education, and has gained legal experience in both litigation and corporate practices as a law clerk.

 

 

Jax Wexler is a third-year law student from Brooklyn, NY. He is an Articles Editor for the Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy, and has been involved in the Latin American Law Students' Association, National Lawyers’ Guild, Public Interest Law Union, and Graduate and Professional Student Assembly. He has a background in corporate transactional law as well as labor, employment, and housing law and litigation. Mr. Wexler has also worked with the Cornell eRulemaking Initiative in addition to having worked with the Legal Research Clinic in the spring of 2017.