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Hutton Honors College

 — Indiana University

Undergraduate Coffee Hour with
HHC Alumna Kate Scherschel

Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, 10-11 a.m.
Hutton Honors College Great Room (811 E. Seventh St.)
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Kate Scherschel Join us for an informal conversation with HHC alumna Kate Scherschel about legal work, law school, and life after IU. An Associate with Covington & Burling LLP, Scherschel assists life sciences, technology, and communications and media companies with mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and general corporate matters. Through her pro bono work, she has represented an educational and support organization for women with incarcerated loved ones, an educational summer camp, a human rights nonprofit, and a community development organization in connection with their applications for tax-exempt status and general corporate matters.

Before beginning her legal career, Scherschel completed studies both at IU and at Stanford Law School. Scherschel graduated from IU in 2010 with a B.A. in linguistics and international studies. While at IU, she was active in Alpha Gamma Delta, worked in the Speech Research Lab, and founded IU Friends of Hoosier Hills Food Bank. She received her J.D. from Stanford Law School in 2014 with distinction for her pro bono service. While at Stanford, she was very involved in the Stanford International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic, working on projects in prison conditions in Panama, human rights litigation in Bolivia, and police practices in Oakland, California.

Scherschel is visiting campus as a recipient of the Department of Linguistics' Outstanding Young Alumni Award. She will be giving a public talk on Friday, Oct. 6 in the Federal Room, Indiana Memorial Union.


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