Leora Friedman received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2020.
At Georgetown Law, Leora obtained diverse legal experience through experiential courses led by the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and by the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection. In addition, she authored papers proposing new legal frameworks for addressing the negative health impacts of electronic cigarettes and improving pandemic preparedness through writing-intensive coursework.
During law school, Leora also served as an intern for the Department of Justice’s Office of Vaccine Litigation and its Consumer Protection Branch. She was an Executive Editor for the Georgetown Environmental Law Review, which published her note “Recommending Judicial Reconstruction of Title VI to Curb Environmental Racism: A Recklessness-Based Theory of Discriminatory Intent.”
Previously, Leora was the Rockefeller Foundation’s Princeton Project 55 Fellow from 2014-2015 and, thereafter, aided international health advocacy campaigns at Global Health Strategies.
She graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in Politics in 2014.
Leora sat for the District of Columbia bar exam, and her results are pending.