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Graduates

Jennifer Bennett Shinall (J.D., Ph.D. 2012)

Associate Professor of Law; Vanderbilt Law School; Nashville, TN  

Dissertation: "Obesity in the Labor Market: Implications for the Legal System"
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Member, Order of the Coif
Senior Articles Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2009-2010
Staff, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2008-2009
Judicial Clerk, Judge John Tinder, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2012-2013
Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Law and Economics, Vanderbilt Law School, 2013-2014

A.B., Economics and History, Harvard University, 2006
From Memphis, Tennessee

 


Jinghui Lim (J.D., Ph.D. 2013)

Dissertation:  "Evaluating the Impact of Monitoring and Enforcement in the Clean Air Act"

 

Member, Order of the Coif
Articles Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2010-2011
Staff, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2009-2010
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, New York University School of Law's Center for Law, Economics, and Organization, 2013-2014
Postdoctoral Researcher, UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, 2014-2017

 

B.S., Economics; B.A. Computer Science, Duke University, 2006
From Singapore

 


 

Caroline Cecot (J.D., Ph.D. 2014)

Assistant Professor of Law; Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University; Arlington, VA

Dissertation: "Shale Development: Risks, Responses, and Regulation"
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Member, Order of the Coif
Senior Articles Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2011-2012
Staff, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2010-2011
Articles Editor, Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review, 2013-2014
Staff, Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review, 2012-2013
Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Law and Economics, Vanderbilt Law School, 2014-2015
Judicial Clerk, Judge Raymond J. Lohier, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2015-2016
Legal Fellow, Institute for Policy Integrity, New York University School of Law, 2016-2017

 

A.B., Economics, Harvard University, 2006
From Brooklyn, New York

 

 


 

Blair Druhan Bullock (J.D., Ph.D. 2015)

Associate; Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP; Birmingham, AL

Dissertation: "Judicial and Agency Enforcement of Nondiscrimination Laws"

 

Executive Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2012-2013
Staff, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2011-2012
Judicial Clerk, Judge Stephen A. Higginson, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2015-2016

 

B.S., Economics, Auburn University, 2009 
From Mobile, Alabama

  

 


 

Jacob P. Byl (J.D., Ph.D. 2015)

Assistant Professor of Economics; Western Kentucky University; Bowling Green, KY

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Associate Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2012-2013
Development Editor, Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review, 2012-2013
Staff, Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review, 2011-2012
Judicial Clerk, Judge Robert J. Jonker, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2015-2016
Judicial Clerk, Judge Jane Stranch, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2016-2017
Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Law and Economics, Vanderbilt Law School, 2017-2018

 

B.A., Economics and International Studies, Northwestern University, 2005
From Shelby, Michigan

  

 


 

Benjamin J. McMichael (J.D., Ph.D. 2015)

Assistant Professor of Law; University of Alabama; Tuscaloosa, AL

Member, Order of the Coif
Articles Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2012-2013
Staff, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2011-2012
Judicial Clerk, Judge Carolyn Dineen King, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2015-2016

 

B.S., Mathematical Economics, Wake Forest University, 2009
From Macon, Georgia

 


  

Samuel M. Miller (Ph.D. 2015)

Attorney; Miller Law Offices; Studio City, CA

Dissertation:  "Economic and Empirical Analysis of Contractual Dispute Resolution"
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J.D., Harvard University, 2007
M.Phil., Economics, Oxford University, 2004
B.A., Economics, Harvard University, 2002 
From Woodland Hills, California

  

 


 

Elissa Philip Gentry (J.D., Ph.D. 2016)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow; Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse; Toulouse, France

Senior Articles Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2013-2014
Staff, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2012-2013
Judicial Clerk, Judge Jane R. Roth, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2016-2017

 

B.S., Economics and Human/Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University, 2010
From Madison, Alabama

 

 


 

Henri Rautonen (J.D., Ph.D. 2016)

Associate; McKinsey & Company; Atlanta, GA

Dissertation:  "Mandatory Labeling: Changes in Consumer and Producer Behavior"

 

B.A., Politics, Philosophy, and Economics; Oxford University, 2010
From Espoo, Finland

 

 


 

Jean Y. Xiao (J.D., Ph.D. 2017)

Attorney; U.S. Department of Treasury, Office of Comptroller Legal Division; Washington, D.C. 

Dissertation:  "An Empirical Examination of Consumer Litigation Funding"

 

Member, Order of the Coif
Senior Articles Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2014-2015
Staff, Vanderbilt Law Review, 2013-2014
Judicial Clerk, Judge Carolyn Dineen King, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2017-2018

 

B.A., Economics and Mathematics, Vanderbilt University, 2011
From San Antonio, Texas

 

 


  

Scott DeAngelis (J.D., Ph.D. 2018)

Associate; Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson; Charlotte, NC

Executive Article Selection Editor, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, 2015-2016
Staff, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, 2014-2015

 

 

B.A., Business Administration and Economics, Minor in Mathematics, Coe College, 2012
From Clinton, Iowa

 

 


 

Danielle Drago Drory (J.D., Ph.D. 2018)

Associate; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Washington, D.C.

Editor in Chief, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, 2015-2016
Staff, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law, 2014-2015

 

M.S., Finance and B.S., Finance & Economics, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, 2012
From Cary, North Carolina