Teaching Fellows

[The TF Preference Selection Period has now closed.]

Head TF: Daniel Montoya

Individual OH, Group 1:

Rachael & Izzy

(Rachael & Izzy will offer an intro meeting, weekly office hours by appointment, and a final review.)

Rachael (left? also right?): Hi everyone! I’m excited to work with you this fall. I’m originally from Princeton, NJ and I am interested in media, privacy, and civil rights law. I spent last summer at the Knight First Amendment Institute working on First Amendment litigation related to spyware and government censorship on social media platforms. At HLS, I’m involved with CR-CL, Harvard Plaintiffs' Law Association, APALSA, and KAHLS. I'm happy to talk about plaintiff side law, public interest work, and affinity groups!

Izzy (right, sometimes left): Hi everyone! I'm looking forward to being your TF! I'm a 2L from Minnesota, and I'm interested in civil rights, prison reform, and constitutional law. At HLS, I'm involved in PLAP, CR-CL, and First Class. I spent this past summer at the DOJ Civil Rights Division working on prison & police department investigations and reproductive rights litigation. Happy to chat about going the public interest route, the best coffee shops in Cambridge, and the Minnesota State Fair.

Individual OH, Group 2:

Abby & Bettina

(Abby & Bettina will offer an intro meeting and weekly office hours by appointment.)

Abby is a 2L from Chicago, Illinois. After graduating from Northwestern University with a degree in Communication Studies, Abby spent a year working at a market research startup in Chicago. At HLS, Abby is a co-chair of the Women’s Law Association’s Incoming Students Committee and a member of the Mississippi Delta Project’s Reproductive Justice Team. This summer, Abby interned at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a member of the Division of Enforcement’s Trial Unit. Next summer, Abby will be a summer associate at Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago.

Bettina is 2L from New York, New York. She graduated from Harvard College with a degree in History of Science. After college, Bettina worked for three years at a consulting firm in New York. At HLS, she is a member of the Mississippi Delta Project’s Reproductive Justice team and an editor of the Harvard Civil Rights – Civil Liberties Law Review. Bettina is also a TF for the Harvard College course History of Science 100: Knowing the World. Last summer, she interned at the New York State Office of the Attorney General in the Civil Rights Bureau, and next summer she will be a summer associate at Paul, Weiss in New York.

Monthly Sessions, Group 3:

Haeley & Everest

Haeley (left) is a 2L from Seoul, South Korea. On campus, she is the co-president of the Korean Association of HLS and a Student Communications Fellow with the Program on Law & Society in the Muslim World. This past summer she was a 1L summer associate at Milbank LLP's New York office, and she will be returning to the City next year to continue working in corporate law. Her current research project involves exploring the various justifications behind awarding property rights.

Everest (right) is a 2L from Salt Lake City, Utah. He is involved in the Law and Political Economy Association, the Environmental Law Review, and the Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. This Summer, he worked in the NYC Law Department’s Environmental Division. He is interested in land-use, natural resources, and environmental law.

Monthly Sessions, Group 4:

Shiv & Ankita

Shiv (left): Hi! My name is Shiv Pandya, and I'm originally from Sugar Land, Texas. I went to Pomona College for undergrad, and after graduating I moved to Arlington VA and worked as a supply chain consultant for two years. At HLS, I have been involved in the Human Rights Journal, the Harvard Immigration Project, the Crimmigration Clinic, a research assistant position, and, of course, being a Property TF! Feel free to ask me about anything!

Ankita (right): Hi everyone! I'm Ankita Satpathy and I'm one of the TFs for Property 3 this year. I'm from central New Jersey and attended undergrad at the University of Virginia. Before starting law school, I spent one year on a graduate fellowship in Beijing and two years working in management consulting in Washington, D.C. I'm primarily interested in the overlap of U.S. foreign policy and law. Here at HLS, I'm also involved in the National Security Journal and chair the Student Government Health & Wellness Committee. If I can ever be of any help, please don't hesitate to contact me at asatpathy@jd25.law.harvard.edu. Looking forward to a great term with everyone! 

Monthly Sessions, Group 5:

Jeane & Nathan

(Jeane & Nathan are happy to meet more often according to group preferences/needs.)

Jeane (left): Hi everyone! My name is Jeane, and I'm so excited to be one of your TFs this year. I graduated from Harvard College ('20) with a degree in Psychology and Neuroscience, and spent my two years prior to law school working at a litigation boutique in Los Angeles, CA. At HLS, I'm now involved with KAHLS (the Korean Association), the Journal of Law & Technology, the International Law Journal, and In Vino Veritas. I spent this past summer as a Summer Associate at Cravath in New York and I'll be returning to NYC next summer as well!

Nathan (right): Hello Section 3! My name is Nathan, and I’m looking forward to working with you this year as a TF. I graduated from Williams College (‘15) with a degree in computer science. Before law school, I worked as a sound designer, documentary filmmaker, and podcast producer reporting civil rights, international human rights, and technology stories. This past summer, I interned at the ACLU of Michigan, and at HLS I am involved with the Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, the Environmental Law Review, and HLS’s soccer team. 

Monthly Sessions, Group 6:

Nilofar & Maddie

Nilofar (left) is a second-year law student, originally from Stockholm, Sweden. She spent her 1L summer at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York and will be spending her 2L summer at Cravath Swaine & Moore. At HLS, Nilofar sits on the board of the Harvard Association for Law and Business. She is also an active member of MENALSA, First Class, WLA, and has previously subcited for JOLT. Prior to law school, Nilofar worked as a consultant for Deloitte in Washington D.C. She graduated from the George Washington University in 2020, with a B.A. from the Elliott School of International Affairs. Outside of law school, she loves to try new restaurants (and give recommendations), read fantasy books, or go scuba diving. 

Maddie (right) is a 2L originally from McLean, Virginia. Prior to law school, she earned her bachelor’s degree in economics and French from Georgetown University (go Hoyas!). Maddie spent her 1L summer at the Civil Fraud section of the Department of Justice and will be spending her 2L summer at Sheppard Mullin in DC. At HLS, she is a member of MENALSA and WLA and works with both the Journal on Legislation and the Business Law Review. In her free time, Maddie enjoys film photography, reading, trying new coffee shops, and hanging out with her cat.

Weekly Sessions, Group 7:

Katie & Priya

Katie (left): My name is Katie, and I am a 2L from San Diego, CA. I graduated from USC in 2020 with a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Communication. Before coming to HLS, I worked as a political fundraiser on gubernatorial and presidential campaigns. This summer, I worked at a biglaw firm in LA on matters at the intersection of corporate and entertainment law. Fun Facts: I have an adorable rescue cat named Thimble, I love all things reality TV, and I am a Section 3 alum/stan! 

Priya (right): My name is Priya and I am a 2L! I am from Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from Vanderbilt in 2019 with a degree in Political Science. Before coming to law school, I worked as a paralegal at an anti-human trafficking organization in New Delhi, India and as a litigation assistant at Earthjustice in NYC. I worked for the NY AG’s Civil Rights Bureau this summer and I hope to do civil rights work after graduating law school (and paying off my loans T.T)!

Weekly Sessions, Group 8:

Andrew & Ned

Andrew (left): Hi, my name is Andrew Hayes, and I'm a 2L (and proud Section 3 alum!). I'm originally from rural Mississippi and I'm interested in administrative, constitutional, and antitrust law. I spent last summer working for a federal judge in Texas and will be working at King & Spalding in Washington, D.C., next summer! Outside of class, I am involved in Catholic Law Students, the Journal of Law & Public Policy, and the Federalist Society. I am also married to my best friend Kaitlyn, so I would be especially happy to be a resource (Property-related or otherwise) for any students who are going through that unique experience as a 1L. So excited to be working with Professor Brady and get to know you all!

Ned (right): Hi all! I'm a 2L originally from Evanston, IL. I was a medieval history major in undergrad (which I think was part of why I loved Property so much last year), and at HLS I'm also part of the Law Review and the Prison Legal Assistance Project. Very much looking forward to working with you all!