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Alumni Spotlight

Penn Law is inspired by the sweeping impact of its graduates around the world.  Thousands of Penn Law alumni are based in over 75 countries; leading in fields ranging from law, politics, diplomacy, academia, and business.   Each month, our Alumni Spotlights series shares the stories of global graduates in all phases of their careers – from emerging leaders to established decision-makers and distinguished dignitaries.  

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  • Cynthia Soohoo
    Co-Director of the Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic, CUNY Law School
    Human Rights
  • T. Kumar
    T. Kumar (LLM’91)
    International Advocacy Director, Amnesty International USA
    Human Rights
  • Kate Barth
    Kate Barth (L’10)
    Legal Director, Freedom Now
    Human Rights
  • Cristiana Fragola
    Regional Director for Europe and Middle East, 100 Resilient Cities
  • James Eisenstein
    Chairman and CEO of Grupo TorreSur
  • John Moran
    John Moran (LLM’87)
    Former Secretary General, Ireland’s Department of Finance
  • Shira Perlmutter
    Director for International Affairs, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    Intellectual Property
  • Jong-An Kim
    Jong-An Kim (LLM’90)
    Director for International Trademarks Promotion, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
    Intellectual Property
  • Miguel E. Rodriguez
    Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, Center for American Progress
  • Alejandro Medina-Mora
    Deputy Legal Director, National Water Commission of Mexico (CONAGUA)
  • John Groarke
    John Groarke (L’88)
    Mission Director, USAID Pakistan
  • Kathy Stroker
    Kathy Stroker (L’04)
    Acting Deputy Director, Peace Corps
  • Yvonne Mokgoro
    Yvonne Mokgoro (LLM’90)
    Former Justice, Constitutional Court of South Africa
  • Gerard Hogan
    Gerard Hogan (LLM’82)
    Judge, Irish Court of Appeal
  • F. Scott Kieff
    Commissioner, U.S. International Trade Commission
  • Wan-an Chiang
    Wan-an Chiang (LLM’04 L’06)
    Member of the Legislature, Taiwan
  • Khaled Abou el Fadl
    Omar and Azmeralda Alfi Professor of Law, UCLA
  • Nadia Banteka
    Nadia Banteka (LLM’12, SJD’16)
    Assistant Professor of International Law, Tilburg Law School
  • Heath Tarbert
    Heath Tarbert (JD’01, SJD’02)
    Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Markets and Development
  • Salman A. Al-Ansari
    Partner, Al-Ansari and Associates
    Private Practice
  • Stuart E. Jones
    Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, U.S. State Department
  • Lodewijk Briet
    Lodewijk Briet (LLM’75)
    Former European Union Ambassador to Kenya
  • Dan Restrepo
    Dan Restrepo (L’99)
    Former Special Assistant to President Obama & Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs
  • David Gill
    David Gill (LLM’98)
    State Secretary; Chief of the Office of the Federal President of Germany
  • Susan Pologruto
    Senior Democracy Advisor, USAID Bureau for Food Security
  • Romy Rahme
    Romy Rahme (LLM’10)
    Head of Legal Department, FEED
  • Chandra S. Bhatnagar
    Senior Staff Attorney, Human Rights Program at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
    Human Rights
  • Arman Tatoyan
    Arman Tatoyan (LLM’13)
    The Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia
    Human Rights