Human Rights in Big Law

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3037Duke Law Events

Are defending human rights and having a career in big law incompatible? Come hear a panel of attorneys discuss how they use human rights frameworks in their day-to-day work in big law. The panelists are Kate Gibson from Covington & Burling (DC), Dan Becker from Skadden (DC), Jenny Woodson from Akin Gump (NY), and Bill Holston from the Human Rights Initiative of North Texas. Moderated by Bethan Cynon, Duke Career Counselor for Government and Public Interest. Lunch (including vegetarian options) will be provided. Sponsored by the Human Rights Law Society. Co-sponsored by ACLU, the Government and Public Service Society, the Women Law Students Association, Duke Immigrant and Refugee Project, the Muslim Law Students Association, and the International Law Society. For more information, please contact Michael Phillips at

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