Prof. Kaplow Hiring RAs For Fall

Professor Kaplow is looking for a number of research assistants, mainly for antitrust. Please send to Molly Eskridge (HA318A,  meskridge at the following information: (1) a letter indicating your area(s) of interest, relevant background, and amount of time available, (2) a resume, and (3) a law school transcript (informal is fine). 1Ls are encouraged to apply. Please substitute undergraduate information for item #3.)

RA Wanted for Corporate Finance Research

Elisabeth de Fontenay, Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law, is seeking a research assistant for the 2011-2012 academic year.  Her current research projects focus primarily on Corporate Finance, particularly debt-financing.  One or more projects will have an empirical component, so some familiarity with quantitative methods and statistical analysis would be welcome.  Interested students should contact Ms. de Fontenay at  edefontenay at  Please indicate how much time on average per week you wish to devote to RA work.


One of Japan’s foremost law firms seeks a talented student to work for one year following graduation (September 2012-August 2013) in its Tokyo office.  The firm has a varied and interesting transactional and litigation practice representing both Japanese and foreign clients (including a number on a pro bono basis). Although not large, it employs many Harvard graduates.

Applicants should have strong legal credentials. Japanese language skill is not required, though welcomed. Recent graduates who have worked in this firm have had very favorable experiences. Compensation and other terms are competitive.

Students interested in applying should submit their resume and a short letter regarding their qualifications via email to Professor William Alford (alford) and cc Emma Johnson (johnson) no later than Thursday, September 15, 2011.