Professional Biography

Ruthzee Louijeune Associate

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OVERVIEW

Ruthzee Louijeune is an associate in the firm's Political Law practice. While a Legislative Intern in the office of United States Senator John F. Kerry, Ruthzee drafted memoranda regarding education and small business legislation and drafted proposals for the Senator’s staff regarding pending immigration legislation. During law school, Ruthzee was appointed to the External Advisory Committee for the redesign of Boston Public Schools’ student assignment process by the late Mayor Thomas M. Menino. Ruthzee also worked for the Democratic National Committee as a Voter Protection Legal Intern where she researched the development of voting laws across the country and the constitutional issues raised by the casting and counting of provisional ballots. She continued her voter protection work in Florida with Organizing for America during the 2012 presidential election.

Clerkships

  • Hon. Benita Y. Pearson, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 2014 - 2015

EXPERIENCE

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Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia

  • Massachusetts

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2014,
    Harvard Legal Aid Bureau
  • Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, M.P.P., 2014
  • Columbia University, B.A., Political Science; French and Francophone Studies, 2008

Languages

  • French

  • Haitian Creole