Renee Davis is originally from New Braunfels, Texas. She attended the University of Dallas and graduated with a degree in Political Philosophy. Prior to attending law school, Renee worked as a staffer for the office of U.S. Senator John Cornyn. During her 1L summer she worked for the Office of the Attorney General of Texas and for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. This past summer she worked for the Travis County District Attorney's Office. After law school, Renee plans to join the JAG Corps. Outside of law school, Renee works as an Assistant Rector in Lewis Hall and enjoys running and playing piano.
Michael is from Cleveland, OH. He attended Cornell University where he graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations and a Minor in Business. This past summer, Michael worked in the Philadelphia office of Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller and Shah, LLP and will be returning there upon graduation to work on matters of complex civil litigation. Outside of law school he enjoys golfing and playing intramural sports on campus.
Manon Leigh Burns
Manon Leigh Burns is originally from Lake Charles, Louisiana. She attended Tulane University for undergraduate school, graduating summa cum laude with a double major in Sociology and English. While at Tulane, she spent a year studying abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science. During her 1L summer, she worked at a non-profit in Austin, Texas. This past summer, she worked for a law firm in southern Indiana. Outside of law school, she enjoys reading and writing science fiction, as well as cooking.
Executive Managing Editor
Jamie Kang is originally from Bergen County, New Jersey. She graduated from Rutgers University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and Sociology with minors in Psychology and Criminology. During her 1L summer, she worked as a research assistant for the Honorable Kenneth Ripple and interned for the South Bend City Attorney’s Office. During her 2L summer, she interned for the Legal Aid Society of NYC working in their Criminal Defense Practice. Jamie also serves as the Treasurer of the Student Bar Association, the Secretary of the Notre Dame Exoneration Project, and a Lexis student representative.
Executive Notes Editor
James Cavanagh is originally from Newport, Rhode Island. He attended College of the Holy Cross in Worchester, Massachusetts, where he graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in History. During his 1L summer Jim worked for the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island. This past summer, Jim worked as a summer associate at Jones Day in Boston, Massachusetts, where he will be returning after graduation. Outside of law school, Jim serves as an Assistant Rector at Siegfried Hall and enjoys coaching hockey.
Executive Symposium Editor
Kristi is originally from Lake Forest, California. She attended UCLA and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in English. During her 1L summer she worked for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California. This past summer, Kristi worked for the Office of the Attorney General of Texas, Special Litigation Division. After graduation, Kristi will be clerking for the Honorable Stephen Murphy III in Detroit, after which she hopes to practice constitutional litigation. Outside of law school, Kristi can be found making friends while playing intramural sports and cheering for the Bruins and the Irish.
Executive Articles Editor
Emily Flynn is originally from Houston, Texas. She attended Fordham University where she double majored in political science and psychology. During her 1L summer, Emily worked for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio, and this past summer Emily worked as a summer associate at Jones Day in Cleveland. Emily has an adorable half-bulldog, half-beagle puppy named Harvey.