2024 Law Fellows

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Sean J. Brennan is an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C., where he prosecutes crimes arising from the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. He previously worked as an associate at an international law firm, focusing on white collar criminal defense and international trade, and as an intern to the Human Rights Committee at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Mr. Brennan received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and his B.A. from Northwestern University.

Elisabeth Brennen is a third-year litigation associate at Milbank LLP in New York City. She works primarily in civil litigation and maintains an active pro bono practice focusing on public international law and immigration assistance. Prior to beginning her career at Milbank, Elisabeth interned at the law offices of Ayine & Felli in Accra, Ghana and worked in immigration defense the year prior to law school. Elisabeth is a “double Wolverine,” having received both her J.D. and B.A. from the University of Michigan. She speaks Spanish and Swedish, and in her free time enjoys knitting and karaoke.

Jonathan Craig-Mendes is a student at Emory University School of Law, to graduate May 2024. In his second-year summer, he was a law fellow at the Cybercrime and Identity Theft Bureau of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. Following graduation, Mr. Craig-Mendes is committed to a year of service as a post-doctoral clinical ethics fellow at Wellstar Health System in Marietta, GA, USA. He has previously earned an MBA in finance (2022) and was a freelance professional trombonist before embarking on his legal career. In his spare time, Mr. Craig-Mendes is an avid SCUBA diver.

Wessel Dam is a senior associate in the corporate advisory department at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek's a leading international law firm in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and advises on corporate matters and corporate governance to listed and non-listed clients. He completed both his LLB and LLM at Utrecht University.

Manolo Diaz Corrada was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Before becoming a student at Penn’s Carey Law School and the Lauder Institute, he earned a dual Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a Master of Science in systems engineering and management at the University of Texas at Dallas. After graduating from Carnegie Mellon, he worked as an engineer and product manager in Texas, North Carolina, and Washington, D.C., in the semiconductor and personal electronics industries. In his free time, Manolo likes to read about finance, entrepreneurship, geopolitics, and history.

Chaila Fraundorfer is currently an Associate at Linklaters in London working in capital markets. She has a JD from the University of Michigan Law School where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and Order of the Coif and a BS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University. Prior to law school, she worked as an IRS Enrolled Agent at Ernst & Young in Washington, D.C. Chaila was also selected for Mosaic Taiwan Fellowship and served as Co-President of the JDRF Young Leadership Committee in Washington D.C. She is admitted to the Bar in New York and Washington D.C. and is a Certified Mediator by the Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution.

Zachary Griffith is a 3L at the University of Virginia School of Law. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where he studied accounting and finance. After a few years in the corporate world, he left for the Peace Corps, serving in Namibia as a Community Economic Development Volunteer from April 2018–March 2020. He is currently focusing his legal studies on public international law, international human rights law, and national security law, where he hopes to build his public service legal career.

Noa X. Gur-Arie is an Institute for International Law and Justice Scholar at New York University School of Law. She is an editor of NYU’s Journal of International Law and Politics. Before law school, she worked on civilian protection issues at the international NGO Crisis Action. She graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University cum laude with a double major in Russian Regional Studies and Middle Eastern Studies. She was a post-graduate CASA Fellow at the American University in Cairo, Egypt and holds an MA in Russian and Eurasian Studies from the European University at St. Petersburg, Russia.

Sophia Hernandez Tragesser is a third-year law and graduate history student at the University of Virginia. Before law school, she studied history and theology at the University of St. Thomas. At UVA Law, she served as Managing Editor of the Virginia Tax Review, Treasurer for the Latin American Law Organization & St. Thomas More Society, and as Peer Advisor to LL.M. students. She will join the Department of the Navy Office of the General Counsel in Fall 2024 as an attorney. Her academic interests include national security law, fiscal law, and legal history.

Rebecca Huber grew up on a small generational family farm in rural Utah. She received her B.A. in linguistics from Brigham Young University. In the fall of 2019 Becca interned with MSP Maurice Corry in the Scottish Parliament. Becca is currently a law student and the University of Utah S.J. Quinney School of Law where she is the Executive Symposium Editor of the Utah Law Review. She has worked for the United States Attorneys Office of Utah as a law clerk and is currently working the criminal appellate division for the Utah Attorney General’s Office. Becca’s hobbies include hiking, learning new languages, and running.

Alan LeBlang is a third-year J.D. Candidate at Duke University School of Law. As a law student, he has served as External Chief Executive Editor of the Duke Law & Technology Review, President of the Duke Health Law Society, and Co-Vice President of the Duke Business Law Society. He has also externed for Duke University’s Office of Counsel and worked as a Research Assistant for the Wilson Center for Science and Justice at Duke Law. Alan will work in McDermott Will & Emery’s health care practice following graduation.

Rohan Sagar Naik is a third-year student at Columbia Law School, where he is a James Kent Scholar, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and a recipient of the Tony Patiño Fellowship. Rohan received his B.A. degree cum laude with distinction in history from Yale University and was awarded the John Addison Porter Prize in American History. He received his M.A. in Public History with distinction from Queen’s University Belfast, where he was a Mitchell Scholar. After graduating from law school, Rohan will work in the corporate practice of a law firm in New York City.

Mia Schlachter has been working as an antitrust lawyer at Gleiss Lutz in Stuttgart, Germany since August 2023. She studied law at the University of Augsburg, Germany after graduating from high school in 2016. Mia completed her legal traineeship in 2023. In her free time, she enjoys sports and spending time with friends.

Hinh D. Tran is lead counsel at Ramp, an $8.1 billion fintech startup in NYC, and a lecturer at the USC Gould School of Law. He was previously at Keker, Van Nest & Peters, an SF-based litigation boutique, and a clerk for U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd. In addition, Hinh served as a Legal Fellow for the World Intellectual Property Organization in Switzerland and as a Google Public Policy Fellow in San Francisco. Before law school, Hinh helped to build the regulatory program at Square (now Block), a pioneering fintech unicorn. Hinh holds a JD from the University of Michigan Law School and a BA from UC Berkeley, and he studied at Stanford’s Hoover Institution and the National University of Singapore's Faculty of Law.