Rebecca Garverman is a graduate of Harvard Law School, class of 2021. Rebecca previously worked as a Junior Associate at Goodwin Procter, working primarily in the Life Sciences Intellectual Property and Strategic Transactions practice. As a 3L at HLS, Rebecca won both 2021 Animal Law & Policy Writing prizes and served as the Communications Chair of the Animal Law Society. Rebecca also served as an Article Editor for the Harvard Environmental Law Review and has interned at the Conservation Law Foundation and the Natural Resources Division of the US Department of Justice. She participated in the Animal Law and Policy Clinic in Spring 2020, writing an amicus brief for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of listing the Pacific Walrus as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, and continued her work for the clinic in 2021 as a Research Assistant to Katherine Meyer.
Before law school, Rebecca worked for MIT’s Technology Licensing Office and managed a diverse patent portfolio spanning agricultural, material science, energy, and semiconductor technologies. She graduated from MIT in 2014 with a Bachelor’s in Environmental Policy and Planning from the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, and a minor in Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary sciences