Eleven Georgia Law students will earn global practice experience this summer through the Global Externship Overseas initiative of the Dean Rusk International Law Center here at the University of Georgia School of Law.
Through the GEO initiative, students enhance their legal studies by working for law firms, in-house legal departments, and nongovernmental organizations. This summer’s placements are based in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Practice areas include dispute resolution, data privacy, corporate law, refugee law, cultural heritage law, international human rights law, and international criminal law.
This year’s GEO class includes these placements in private-sector legal settings:
- Andrew Arrington – Sorainen law firm in Talinn, Estonia
- Caroline Bailey – Araoz y Rueda law firm in Madrid, Spain
- Jack Beaman – Syngenta AG legal department, Buenos Aires, Argentina (remote)
- Sandon Fernandes – MV Kini & Co. law firm in New Delhi, India
- William Greisner – Orange legal department, Brussels, Belgium (remote)
- Kat Ko – Bodenheimer law firm, in Cologne and in Berlin, Germany
- Jack Schlafly – Freebly law firm in Milan, Italy
- Madison Tucker – LNT & Partners law firm in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
These students will work for nongovernmental organizations:
- Jeanette Beltrán-Chavez – No Peace Without Justice in Brussels, Belgium
- Julianna Hightower – Antiquities Coalition, Washington, D.C. (remote)
- Dila Tunc – Boat People SOS Center for Asylum Protection, Bangkok, Thailand (remote)