JD/MBA Program

Penn Law

Student Bios

Edward Mahaney-Walter

Ed is a second-year student in the three-year joint JD/MBA program. He is currently a first-year at Wharton. In 2010-2011, while enrolled at the Law School, he became an Executive Editor of the East Asia Law Review and an Associate Editor of the Law Review. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University in 2005, double-concentrating in Economics and International Relations. Prior to coming back to graduate school, from 2009 to 2010, he was an investment analyst at Mooring Financial Corporation, a hedge fund, where he covered sectors including real estate, banking, energy, and utilities.From 2005 to 2009, he was an analyst and later an associate in the secured lending businesses of Morgan Stanley, where he originated and securitized commercial real estate loans, and managed secured credit facilities and consumer loan portfolios. In his spare time, he is involved with charter school management, and studies Japanese and Chinese. Hide More

Iris Priddy

Born in Beijing, Iris Priddy spent most of her early childhood in Anshan, China and Tokyo, Japan. Upon coming to the United States at age 11, she went to middle school and high school in New Jersey. She graduated from Georgetown University in 2007 after spending three years studying Finance and International Business. After graduation, Iris worked in Hedge Fund Credit Risk Management for Bank of America in New York for three years, managing the bank’s capital market credit exposure to a portfolio of 40 hedge fund managers . At Penn Law, Iris is an active member of Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, East Asian Law Review, and Post Acceptance Committee. Hide More

Solomon Eskinazi

Raised in Newton, MA, Solomon Eskinazi graduated from The Roxbury Latin School in 2002 before beginning as an engineering student at The University of Virginia. Choosing to pursue his interests in business, he transferred into UVA’s McIntire School of Commerce as a sophomore and graduated with a BS in Commerce in only three years. Solomon later worked as an investment banking analyst in Washington DC with Legacy Partners and then as an investment analyst in Boston at CRIC Capital, a commercial real estate investment firm.