Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Harvard Law School names two Boston superstar lawyers "Professors of Practice"

U.S.D.C. judge Nancy Gertner, formerly a litigator with Dwyer, Collora & Gertner (and Silverglate & Gertner before that) and Steven Shay, Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Tax Affairs at the Treasury Department and tax partner at Ropes & Gray before that.  As described by the HLS press release:

The professorships of practice at Harvard Law School are given to outstanding individuals whose teaching is informed by extensive expertise from the worlds of law practice, the judiciary, policy and governance. “With the appointments of these two superbly accomplished and talented individuals, we continue to strengthen the bridge between Harvard Law School and law-in-practice. Their involvement in our community will offer our students and faculty vitally important perspectives, questions, and insights informed by deep experience in the world,” said Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow.

You can read the rest of the press release here.

Hat tip to Above the Law.



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