Liz Kiernan is a second-year student at the Law School, where she serves as a Comments Editor of the Law Review. She is originally from New Orleans, LA and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama with a degree in English and Political Science. Liz will be working in the DC office of Jones Day this upcoming summer. Last summer, she worked in the Federal Tort Claims Act Section of the Department of Justice's Civil Division. Liz is excited for carrying on the tradition of community, discussion, and debate with the Federalist Society.
Joe Egozi is a third-year student at the Law School, where he serves as an Articles Editor for the Legal Forum, the Head Writer of the Law School Musical, and an active member of the Edmund Burke Society. Joe graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE). This summer, he worked at Covington & Burling's Washington, D.C. office and the Department of Justice's Counterterrorism Section. Joe has interned with the U.S. Attorney's Offices for the Northern District of Illinois and the Eastern District of Virginia, as well as the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office. He is excited for a year of new and challenging ideas, partnerships across campus, and advocacy through discussion with brilliant speakers!
Jennifer Gullotti is a third-year student at the Law School. She graduated from Bryant University with Bachelor's Degrees in Applied Psychology and Politics and Law. This summer she worked for Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Washington, DC. She is the 3L Chair for the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, and is also active in the Edmund Burke Society.
Jandi Heagen is a second-year student at the Law School. She hails from Ohio, but spent the two years prior to law school working for the Federalist Society in Washington, D.C. Jandi graduated summa cum laude from Bryan College, where she studied Political Science and Spanish. For her 1L summer, Jandi worked for the Texas Attorney General's office. She is an active member of the Edmund Burke Society, Christian Legal Society, and Law Students for Life.
Brent Cooper is a second-year student at The Law School. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Philosophy. This past summer, he participated in the Blackstone Legal Fellowship and worked for Baker Botts, L.L.P. in Houston, Texas. He is an active member of the Edmund Burke Society. Brent is an avid fan of the Houston Astros.
John Tienken is a second-year student at the Law School. He graduated from the University of Illinois Springfield with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and English. Prior to law school, John worked as a segment producer at the Fox News Channel. This summer for his 1L internship, he worked at Marvel Studios in Los Angeles. John is an active member of the Chicago Law Foundation, Entertainment & Sports Law Society, and the Federal Bar Association.
Doug Gates is a second-year student at the Law School. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a degree in Political Science and holds advanced degrees from Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service and the United States Naval War College. Before law school, Doug was a U.S. naval officer, serving in warships based in Japan and on the Political Science faculty in Annapolis. Doug worked in the Office of the General Counsel for Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner this summer. He is the founder of Law School Veterans, an active member of the International Law Society, the China Law Society, the St. Thomas More Society, and Law Students for Life. He retains a Navy Reserve commission and is an avid fan of the Washington Nationals.