Janki Patel is a 2L at Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law. Prior to law school, she worked as a Sales and Revenue Manager which gave her the opportunity to work with brands such as Hilton, Marriott and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). Through her professional and personal experience, she believes that this is a liminal period in the technological landscape that more lawyers need to be part of. She is specifically interested in educating consumers on best practices for data protection and privacy. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors and trying new restaurants.
Alec Pereira is a 3L at Drexel Kline School of Law. Alec values transparency and autonomy when handling consumer data, which has sparked his interest in international data transfers, specifically between the US and Europe. Alec has spent his summers supporting in-house counsel in various tech industries to better understand data privacy laws in order to pursue a career in compliance or advising. Alec also serves as a Diversity and Inclusion fellow, working with a committee to make the law school more inclusive. He also spends his extra time volunteering with Philadelphia VIP, where he works on wills and estate matters. Lastly, he is currently a member of the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, serving start-ups within the Philadelphia community.
Mark Saucedo is a 2L at Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law. He obtained a bachelor’s degree from Temple University and aspires to make meaningful change in his community and in the legal profession. Prior to law school, Mark worked at a nonprofit in Philadelphia, where he assisted immigrants with filing certain visas. This past summer, Mark served as a PDLG Fellow at a global biopharmaceutical company where he worked on matters concerning health law, data privacy, and compliance. This experience propelled his interest in the intersection of technology and law. With emerging issues in data privacy and artificial intelligence, he believes it is crucial to continue learning about the convergence of law and technology.
Abbey Schoeneck is a 3L at Drexel Kline School of Law. Before law school, Abbey served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Burkina Faso, where she worked on community economic development projects with women’s microfinance savings groups. This fueled her passion for public service, and she went on to work at the National Park Service in Washington, D.C., and this past summer she worked as a legal intern with the City of Philadelphia Law Department. She is currently a Student Lawyer in Drexel’s Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, where she provides legal services for Philadelphia start-ups and entrepreneurs. In her free time, she enjoys biking, cooking, and reading.
Hannah Segota, a 2L at Drexel University’s Thomas R. Kline School of Law, is pursuing a career in cybersecurity and privacy law. She is specifically interested in how the Technology Industry is transforming the traditional legal profession to meet today’s complex issues. This past summer, Ms. Segota worked at a litigation firm, learning creative, technological approaches to law.