Albert Pak L’18
Albert is pursuing a JD/MPA at Penn Law and the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University. He plans on combining his experience in business, law, and policy to tackle systemic issues in urban communities through both the private and public sectors. Before graduate school, Albert worked as a management consultant for Oliver Wyman, where he specialized in the financial services industry. He then went on to help launch 12+, a nonprofit start-up that creates college-going cultures in Philadelphia high schools, where he served as COO and CFO. At 12+, he played an integral role in expanding the organization’s reach from one hundred to over a thousand students. Albert is also the co-founder of the Ivy Advantage Academy, a test prep social enterprise that has donated over $50,000 to education nonprofits in Philadelphia.
At Penn, Albert served as a Senior Editor on the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and as a leader in the Christian Legal Society and APALSA. He also volunteers with Penn Law Advocates for the Homeless and Christian Legal Clinics of Philadelphia. During his summers, he worked for Able Lending, Covington & Burling LLP, and the Community Investments Team at Rock Ventures. Upon graduation, Albert will be going to Detroit to join Michigan Community Resources as a Skadden Fellow, working to empower low-income entrepreneurs and small businesses. Prior to law school, Albert graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania as a dual degree student with majors in Finance and East Asian Area Studies from the Wharton School and the College of Arts and Sciences.