2021 Summer Associate Hassaan Shahawy Named President of Harvard Law Review

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP
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February 11, 2021

NEW YORK, NY, February 11, 2021 – Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP is pleased to announce that incoming summer associate Hassaan Shahawy has been named president of the Harvard Law Review. Shahawy is the publication’s first Muslim president in its 134-year history.

Celebrating Shahawy’s achievement, Kaplan Hecker & Fink founding partner Roberta Kaplan said, “Hassaan’s groundbreaking election as president of the Harvard Law Review is only his latest impressive accomplishment, and it is sure to be far from his last. We look forward to welcoming Hassaan to the firm this summer, and know that he and his colleagues will make tremendous contributions to our work.”

Shahawy graduated from Harvard College in 2016 with an A.B. in History and Near Eastern Studies, and attended the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar pursuing a doctorate in Oriental Studies. His direct service work has included a focus on refugee populations and incarcerated persons.      

Read the Harvard Law Review’s announcement here.

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