Current Law Clerks
William Brand is a 2022 J.D. candidate at the University of Alabama School of Law where he is a senior editor on the Alabama Law Review and a member of the Alabama Moot Court Board. While in law school, he has worked as a research assistant, a teacher’s assistant, and interned with a federal judge in Tuscaloosa. Prior to law school, he taught high school history and Spanish outside of Jackson, Mississippi, and received his Master’s in American History. During his free time, he enjoys snow skiing, cooking, and spending time with his fiancée.
Joe Ambrose is a 2023 J.D. Candidate at The George Washington University Law School. At GW, Joe has been a student attorney in the Prisoner and Reentry Clinic, participated in various oral argument competitions, tutored civil procedure, and served as a Research Assistant for three professors. Prior to law school, Joe taught 7th and 8th grade in Fort Worth, TX through Teach For America. He graduated in 2017 with distinction from the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and a minor in Intergroup Relations. In his free time, Joe enjoys golfing, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family on Lake Michigan.
Karmel is a 2023 J.D. candidate at The George Washington University Law School. Prior to GW, and attended Reichman University Law School in Israel where she double majored in Law and Government. This past summer she interned at the Law Offices of Jaime Winthuysen Aparisi & Associates where she worked on various immigration law projects including drafting asylum appeals. Currently, she is clerking for Kira West, a defense attorney in DC where she is helping prepare for the trial of some January 6th defendants. In her free time she loves biking and playing tennis.
Ryan Trumbauer is a 2022 J.D. candidate at the Georgetown University Law Center. In law school, Ryan has worked as a research assistant and as an Executive Editor of the Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy. Prior to law school, Ryan received a Bachelor of Arts in Politics, summa cum laude and Phi Betta Kappa, from New York University. In his free time, he enjoys biking, running, and cooking.
Simon Patmore is a 2024 J.D. candidate at the George Washington University Law School. He graduated magna cum laude from St. Olaf with a B.A. in Philosophy and Economics. In his spare time, he enjoys singing with GWU University Singers, cooking, and reading.
Tiffani Skroch is a 2024 J.D. candidate at Baylor Law School. Prior to Baylor Law, Tiffani attended the University of Minnesota—Duluth where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with distinction. In law school, she is a member of the Moot Court team and the Baylor Barrister Society while also representing the school as a Student Ambassador. This summer, Tiffani worked for the Eastern District of Texas as a legal intern. In her free time, she enjoys golfing, reading, and volunteering with dogs at humane societies.
Law Clerks Emeriti – Archived Entries
Joseph Romero is a 2022 J.D. Candidate at the University of Virginia School of Law. At UVA, he has been a member of the Employment Law Clinic and served on committees of the Student Bar Association and the Law, Innovation, Security, and Technology Society. Last summer, Joseph interned with the Manhattan unit of Legal Services NYC and helped veteran clients achieve housing and financial stability. He has also participated in a comparative constitutional law project as a research assistant. Prior to law school, Joseph graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Science and worked as an English teacher at Beihua University in Jilin City, China.
Grace Cho is a third-year J.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. At Penn, she co-chairs the Bench Memo Committee on the Moot Court Board and is an Executive Editor on the Journal of Constitutional Law. She has also interned with the U.S. Department of Justice and clerked with the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Prior to law school, she worked as a paralegal at a boutique litigation firm and as an analyst at a local government agency. She graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University with a B.A. in English and Comparative Literature.
Kumrashi (Rashi) Mishra
Kumrashi (Rashi) Mishra is a 2022 J.D. candidate at Vanderbilt University Law School. Prior to law school, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, at the University of California, Irvine. Rashi has interned with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. This past summer, she worked as a summer associate at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, where she handled various transactional and corporate matters. In her spare time, she enjoys playing chess, reading, and trying new food.
Nathan Wunderli is a 2022 J.D. candidate at the University of Virginia School of Law. Prior to law school, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics at the University of Utah, where he also competed on the University’s golf team. Between his first and second year of law school, he worked as an associate at a law firm in Salt Lake City, Utah where he handled various litigation and statutory matters. In his spare time, he enjoys mountain biking, skiing, and social dancing.
Henry Scherck is a 2022 J.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. In law school, Henry has worked as a research assistant and an editor on the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law. Prior to law school, Henry received a M.Sc. in international development from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in political science and classics, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Union College.
Trevor Rhodes is a 2022 J.D. Candidate at Georgetown University Law Center. At Georgetown, Trevor is an Editor for The Georgetown Law Journal and was previously a treasurer of the Health Law Society. Before law school, Trevor earned a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Mississippi State University. In his free time, Trevor enjoys watching football (go Cowboys), exercising, and reading.
Alli Mentch is a third-year student at William & Mary Law School, where she is a notes editor on the William & Mary Law Review. Alli has interned with the Norfolk Circuit Court and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. This past summer, she split her time between Vandeventer Black and Willcox & Savage working as a summer associate. Prior to law school, Alli received her B.S. degree, summa cum laude, in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Pennsylvania State University.
Robert Donahue is a 2019 J.D. Candidate at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. There, he focuses on transactional law, along with the novel business and regulatory challenges raised by breakthrough technologies. Rob is a Student Fellow at the Georgetown Center for the Constitution. This past summer, he split his time between the in-house legal team at Comstock Companies, a Northern Virginia real estate developer, and the Judge David L. Bazelon Center, a D.C. 501(c)(3) advocating for individuals with mental disabilities. Prior to law school, Rob studied British History at Kenyon College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts.
Giancarlos Rodriguez is a 2020 graduate of Washington and Lee School of Law and a licensed attorney in the District of Columbia. Upon graduation, he was awarded the Business Law Award for his success in corporate and transactional law courses. While in law school, Giancarlos was a Judicial Intern for a Judge in the Civil Division of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit of Florida. He was also Treasurer of the Student Bar Association, President of the Business Law Society, and a legal extern in the General Counsel’s Office for Advance Auto Parts, Inc. Prior to law school, Giancarlos graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Political Science.
Reem Ali is a 2021 J.D. Candidate at the University of Texas School of Law. While in law school, Reem participated in the Human Rights Clinic as a student attorney and was research and teaching assistant for various professors. Furthermore, she served on the Student Bar Association board all three years. Prior to law school, Reem studied political science at the University of Texas at El Paso where she completed her degree in two years and graduated summa cum laude.
Kyle Soch is a third-year law student at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. During his time in law school, Kyle twice interned for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, was appointed Chief Justice for the Student Body, and is a member of the Journal of Technology Law and Policy. Kyle graduated from the University of Florida in 2018 magna cum laude with a degree in philosophy and classical studies. Recently, Kyle was inducted into the University Hall of Fame for his outstanding service to the University.
Lisa Bei Li
Lisa Bei Li is a 2018 graduate, with Honors, of George Washington University Law School. After law school, Lisa held a 2019 – 2020 Judicial Clerkship at the D.C. Superior Court with Judge Maurice A. Ross. While in law school, Lisa was a member of the George Washington Law Review and a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Board. Lisa earned a Pro Bono Service Award with 180+ pro bono service hours completed to-date. Lisa has published multiple articles in leading law journals on the topics of business, technology, and the law. For one of her articles, she was named the 2nd-place nationwide recipient of the ABA Mendes Hershman Award. Prior to law school, Lisa was a financial consultant at Big 4 and other consulting companies. Lisa earned a Bachelor of Science from the NYU Stern School of Business, with majors in finance and international business, and a minor in philosophy.
Jake Young is a third-year student at the University of Virginia School of Law. At UVA, he is an editor for the Virginia Law Review, a member of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, and a competitor for the Extramural Moot Court team. Last summer, Jake worked for the CFA Institute, the world’s largest association of investment professionals, as an intern for their Professional Conduct team, which investigates and prosecutes accusations of wrongdoing by CFA charterholders. Prior to law school, Jake studied Economics and Finance at Utah Valley University, where he graduated as the Valedictorian and passed Level I of the CFA exam. After graduation, he will clerk for the Honorable Jerry E. Smith of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Betsy Byra graduated in 2020 from Boston University School of Law. While in law school, Betsy participated in the Immigrants’ Rights and Human Trafficking Clinic as a student attorney and was a member of the Public Interest Law Journal. She also worked as a lawyering fellow for the first year J.D. and LL.M. legal writing seminar. Betsy spent last summer working with K&L Gates LLP, and will return as a first year associate in their litigation practice this spring. Prior to law school, Betsy graduated from the University of Washington where she earned a degree in Law, Societies, and Justice with a minor in Spanish.
Olivia Yining Bei
Olivia Yining Bei is a 2021 J.D. Candidate at the Duke University School of Law. At Duke Law, she is an active member of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association and an editor of Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum. Last summer, she interned for Judge Roslynn R. Mauskopf at the U.S. district court for the Eastern District of New York. Prior to law school, Olivia studied International Relations at the University of Southern California. In her spare time, Olivia enjoys cooking, hiking, driving and traveling.
Christina Stone is a third-year law student at the University of North Carolina School of Law. Last summer, Christina served as an intern with the Federal Communications Commission Office of General Counsel’s Connect2Health Task Force, where she assisted with developing communications-based solutions to address health access issues in rural and underserved urban areas. Previously, Christina served as a health law and policy intern in the NC House of Representatives and as an extern with the NC Attorney General’s Office in the Medicaid Investigations Division. Christina graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2017 with a double major in Political Science and Media and Journalism. In her free time, Christina enjoys reading and horseback riding.
Madison McWithey is a third-year law student at Boston College Law School. At BC, she currently serves as the Co-Chair for the Law and Religion Program and participated in the Mock Trial and Moot Court intra-school competitions. She works as a Teacher’s Assistant for Law Practice, where she teaches first-year law students research strategies and legal writing skills. Last summer, Madison interned at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Dallas. Prior to law school, Madison studied History and English at the University of Virginia.
Sean Hunt is a rising 3L at the University of Virginia School of Law, a member of the Virginia Environmental Law Forum, and on the editorial board of the Virginia Tax Review. Last year, Sean worked as an intern for the Superior Court of D.C. under the Honorable Judge Jennifer A. Di Toro. Before beginning his legal career, Sean worked in Beijing, China, and Guilin, China for three years as a university English teacher. During his free time, Sean enjoys researching potential investments and learning about world history.
Tyler Hastings has completed two years of law school at University of California, Los Angeles. While in law school, Tyler contributed to a report on creating a market system for water rights in California. During his 1L summer, Tyler worked with the in-house legal team at a Fortune 500 technology company in Silicon Valley. Prior to law school, Tyler worked for several years as a paralegal at an immigration law firm in Washington, DC. He also has experience as a newspaper reporter. Tyler has a bachelor of art’s degree in Political Science from the University of Vermont.
Stuart Dong is a third-year law student at The George Washington University Law School. At GW, Stuart is a member of the AIPLA Quarterly Journal. Last year, Stuart worked as an intern for the Superior Court of D.C. under the Honorable Judge Gerald I. Fisher. This past summer, Stuart worked In-House at State Farm Insurance in their Corporate Law Department. Prior to law school, Stuart worked as an operations analyst for a company in Utah. Stuart has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Brigham Young University.
Maria Cho is a JD/MBA graduate of Emory University School of Law. At Emory, she focused on transactional law. Maria first became interested in practicing law when she interned at Asian Americans Advancing Justice and provided oral and written translation in Korean for the attorneys. Maria is now interested in bankruptcy law and has externed in the United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California. Maria has a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations (Global Business) from the University of Southern California.
Chase Mayer is a rising 3L at the University of Virginia School of Law, where he is on the editorial board of the Virginia Journal of Criminal Law. Last summer, Chase was an Ackerman Fellow for Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services, and a Legal Intern at the Lynchburg Commonwealth Attorney’s Office. Prior to law school, Chase interned with several Fortune 500 companies in supply chain roles. Chase has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Southern Oregon University, where he graduated summa cum laude and was active in student government. In his free time, Chase enjoys reading fiction and swing dancing.
Hydn Park is a third-year law student at Vanderbilt University Law School. Throughout law school, Hydn has worked in-house for the Nashville Predators NHL team, assisted various professors in writing books on topics ranging from American corporations to neuroscience, worked for the Maryland Department of Health, and performed transactional work for non-profit organizations. Prior to law school, she worked for a sportswear manufacturing company in Oregon. Hydn has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Music from Fordham University at Lincoln Center. In her free time, Hydn enjoys skiing, learning languages, and knitting.
Jane S. Chen Kane – attended Emory University School of Law from 2012 – M1y 2014 and graduated with Honors. She was given the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Contract Drafting. She submitted Emory Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Project (ELSSCAP), Co-authored Petition of Certiorari, submitted to U.S. Supreme Court. Petition mentioned as Top petitions to watch on SCOTUSblog.
-Emory Corporate and Business Law Society (ECBLS).
-Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques.
-Coursework: Mergers and Acquisitions, Securities Regulation, Banking Law, Contract Drafting, Venture Capital, Accounting, International Business Transactions, Negotiated Corporate Transactions.
Undergraduate Pre-Law Intern
Noah Luckenbaugh is a rising senior undergraduate student at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. At Holy Cross, Noah is pursuing a major in economics and has completed requirements for a minor in Chinese. After spending two years as a member of Holy Cross’ Division One men’s baseball team, this will be Noah’s second summer serving as the Firm’s undergraduate pre-law intern. In his free time, Noah enjoys learning languages, studying philosophy, and weightlifting.