Staff

Current staff members of the journal. To see archive of previous writers, see Staff Archive

 
 

3Ls:

Alex Glassman:

Alex Glassman has been a Production Assistant for both Showtime Networks, Inc. and Bleacher Report.  He also was an Account Executive and Billing and Collections Specialist for TransPerfect. Currently, he is a 3L at Rutgers Law School-Newark and the Rutgers Computer and Technology Editor-in-Chief. After graduation, he has a position clerking for the New Jersey Superior Court in Bergen County. Also, he is a die-hard New York Rangers fan. 

Matt Bodi:

Matthew Bodi is a current 3L at Rutgers Law-Newark and is expected to graduate in the Spring of 2021. Matt has been a judicial intern for the Honorable Guy P. Ryan, a New Jersey Superior Court Judge in Ocean County’s Criminal Division. He has also been a research assistant to Professor David Noll, researching administrative law and multidistrict litigation. In his free time, Matt enjoys exploring the outdoors, trail-running, and reading. 

Jessica Friesen:

Jessica Friesen is a current 3L at Rutgers Law-Newark, where she has been a research assistant to both Professor George Thomas and Professor David Noll, and a Teaching Assistant for Professor Emily Kline. She has a M.A. in political science from James Madison University. Over this past summer, she worked for Meyner and Landis, LLP researching/editing an upcoming publication on environmental regulations. After graduation, Jessica will be a Law Clerk for the New Jersey Superior Court Chancery Division in general equity court. In her spare time, she enjoys coaching a youth’s swim team, playing with her dog, Sadie, and traveling around the world (when there isn’t a pandemic).

Shradhha Patel:

Shradhha is a 3L Clinical Law Student with the Rutgers Community and Transactional Lawyering Clinic and is interested in practicing transactional law. During her time as a law student, she has interned with the SEC, Horizon BCBS of New Jersey, and Law and Forensics LLC. Additionally, she has been a Research Assistant to Professor Ondersma. Before law school, Shradhha worked in Investments Compliance where she learned many skills that have been helpful in her various law school internships. When she’s not working or studying, Shradhha enjoys baking, crafting, and exploring new places (which she hopes will be safe to do again, soon!).

Zaid Qasem:

Zaid worked as a law clerk at the Elizabeth Law Department in Elizabeth, New Jersey during his first Summer after 1L and interned for Judge Rosemary Gambardella in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey for the summer of 2020. During his 2L year, Zaid competed in the New Jersey TMA’s 4th Annual Hon. Rosemary Gambardella Scholarship Competition where he argued a case in front of three New Jersey Bankruptcy Judges. His interests are mainly privacy law and bankruptcy law.
Fun Fact: I built an ultra-compact computer with all custom parts over my first summer at law school and I am typing this on it right now!

Eleni Farrell:

Eleni Farrell is a third-year student, anticipating graduation in May 2021. She has focused her coursework and work experience on compliance and the law in business. Before law school, Eleni received her Bachelors in health sciences and genetics. She briefly worked as a recruiter in the pharmaceutical industry. Eleni enjoys baking and being active with her German Shepherd in her free time.

Eui Chul Lee:

Eui Chul Lee is a current 3L and is expected to graduate Spring of 2021. Lee worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Linda Cavanagh, a New Jersey Superior Court Judge in Essex County’s Family Division. He is currently a student attorney for the Rutgers’ Child Advocacy Clinic. He likes to travel, scuba dive, and go camping

Alma Godinez:

Alma A. Godinez (’21) is a fourth-year evening student at Rutgers Law School. Alma serves as a Publications Editor at the Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal. Alma is also a Clinical Law Student in the Intellectual Property Clinic this semester. During law school, Alma has interned at the Rutgers Center for Immigration Law Policy and Justice, at the Passaic Prosecutor’s office, and at a civil rights firm in New York City, Emery Celli Brinckerhoff Abady Ward and Maazel, LLP. Alma is interested in the intersection of law, technology, and civil rights issues.

Daniel Garcia:

Daniel is a current 3L (Class of 2021) who graduated from NYU in 2017.  During his time at Rutgers, he has interned in Superior Court and District Court.  He plans on clerking in New Jersey Superior Court after graduation.  

Om Patel:

Om Patel is a third-year law student. Om has an engineering background and has a wide range of professional experiences in both the private and public sectors. Om will be pursuing patent law after graduation. In his free time, Om likes to watch sports and hang with his corgi, Leia. 

Daniel Yang:

Daniel is currently a fourth-year evening student and also works full time as an accountant in a major public accounting firm. He has legal experiences working for the NJ Attorney General’s Office and the NJ Tax Court. His interests lie in transactions, corporate, tax, technology, and data privacy and protection. In his free time, he loves watching golf-related YouTube videos and honing his golf skills. Two fun facts about Daniel is that he used to longboard during college and has been using only iPhone since high school. 

Edward Monaghan:

Edward Monaghan is a 3L at Rutgers Law Newark. Edward has worked for the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office, and Szaferman Lakind, a forty-person firm in Lawrence Township NJ. He is currently a member of the International Human Rights Clinic at Rutgers Law School.

Jeremy Bond:

Jeremy Bond is a third-year student anticipating graduating in May of 2021. He has an undergraduate degree in Packaging Engineering from Rutgers School of Engineering. He has experience working in the consumer product and cosmetic industries, as well as having interned for a NJ Superior Court judge and an intellectual property firm. Jeremy has an interest in intellectual property, family, and elder law. He intends to take the patent bar in the near future. In his free time, he loves listening to podcasts, hiking, photography, and training his new puppy.

William Yang:

William Yang graduated manga cum laude from the New Jersey Institute of Technology in 2018 with a B.S. in Computer Science. Now a 3L at Rutgers Law School, he is a Senior Editor of the Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal and is part of the Rutgers Law Intellectual Property Clinic. Over the summer, William has interned for the Essex County Family Court and worked mainly in the domestic violence docket. When he is not in school, William enjoys spending time with his friends, family, and the family dog Mocha.

AEs:

Andrew Edmonson:

Andrew Edmonson is a Rutgers Law School-Newark student, Class of 2022. He is interested in Intellectual Property law. Before becoming an Associate Editor on RCTLJ, he worked as a research assistant with Professor Amy Widman at Rutgers Law School. As an undergraduate, he wrote for his school newspaper at NJIT. He enjoys taking what he has learned about history and law and applying it to the ever-changing field of technology.  He is grateful he can continue to do so as part of RCTLJ. Also, he is on the Executive Boards of the Association of Latin American Law Students and the Intellectual Property Law Society. He looks forward to using his experience on this journal to help increase Latino presence in a legal field, where Latinos have historically been underrepresented.

Emily Marie Menendez:

Emily Menendez is a second-year Rutgers Law student – class of 2022. She was born and raised in Florida where she received her undergraduate degree in telecommunications and a graduate degree in business management at the University of Florida. She is interested in Intellectual Property, Corporate, and Entertainment Law. 

Edwardo Sanchez:

Edwardo Sanchez is a 2L at Rutgers Law School. He graduated from Kean University in 2017 with a double major in Political Science and Computer Science. He is interested in intellectual property law, specifically patents and copyrights. He is involved with organizations such as ABLS, ALALS, MetroLALSA, and ABA Section of Intellectual Property. Before law school, he worked at a consumer law firm in Westwood, New Jersey as a paralegal.

Brandon Arias:

Brandon Arias is a J.D. candidate at Rutgers Law School and expects to graduate in May of 2022. He graduated from Rutgers University in 2018 with a BA in Economics and a minor in Political Science. During the summer of 2020, he gained experience in Trusts, Wills, Estates, and Real Estate law working as a law clerk. During the first half of 2019, he gained experience in immigration law as a volunteer legal assistant. His hobbies include exercising, cooking, and watching sports.

Brian Sever:
Brian Sever is a 2L at Rutgers Law School, class of 2022. He graduated from Syracuse University in 2019 with a dual major in Political Science and Citizenship and Civic engagement. Although he has not decided whether he wants to be a prosecutor or defense attorney, he is interested in becoming a criminal lawyer in the future. Also, he is a big Philadelphia sports fan and helps coach soccer as a goalie trainer a few times a week. 

Emmanuel J. Burrell:

Born in Oakland, California, Emmanuel attended West Virginia Wesleyan on a full-ride football scholarship where he was a three-year starter at wide receiver and member of the baseball team. He graduated in 2010 with a B.S. in Economics and a minor in Business. He moved back to Las Vegas, Nevada, and worked as an Artist Liaison for a music label joint-ventured with Epic Records. Shortly thereafter, he and his college teammate co-founded a Sports/ E-commerce startup that eventually inspired Emmanuel to attend Law School. After his first year at Rutgers Law School, Emmanuel interned for the Honorable Judge Younge of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Currently, Emmanuel is embarking upon his second year of Rutgers Law as an Associate Editor with the Rutgers Computer and Technology Journal. Emmanuel expects to graduate in 2021 with hopes of practicing in transactions and M&A.

Joyce V. Zellin:

Joyce is currently a third-year part-time evening law student at the Newark campus of Rutgers School of Law. During the day, Joyce is a Senior Compliance Officer at JPMorgan Chase and has been with the company since June of 2016. After law school, she hopes to focus on business or sports and entertainment law. Before law school, Joyce earned her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University where she graduated with a B.A. in Humanities, Pre-law with a concentration in business. In her free time, Joyce enjoys reading and travel.

Raymond E. Cherian:

Raymond E. Cherian has extensive experience in Biotechnology and product development. Before studying at Rutgers Law School, Raymond worked as a Researcher specializing in Cell and Molecular Biology. He graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, and earned his undergraduate degree in Biotechnology from Chennai, India. He also gained valuable experience as a Business Development Manager for an e-commerce company in India. Additionally, Raymond has several peer-reviewed publications in the field of biomedical research. His interest lies in Patent law, Artificial Intelligence, Privacy, and Technology, and is planning to graduate from Rutgers Law School in 2022. During his free time, he enjoys running and watching soccer.

Kevin DelRocini:

Kevin DelRocini graduated from Rowan University in 2018 with a B.A. in history and a minor in political science. After college, he spent a year working as a research analyst at Wonder, conducting research on a wide range of topics. He enrolled in Rutgers Law School – Camden in 2019 and expects to graduate in 2022. In addition to his role as an associate editor on RCTLJ, he is competing in the Hunter moot court competition. Also, he works at Stone Law, P.C., where he assists with trademark prosecution. 

Kyle Inverso:

Kyle Inverso graduated from Rutgers New Brunswick in 2018, majoring in psychology with minors in political science and philosophy. He worked at an engineering firm doing GIS before deciding to go to law school. Currently, he works for Rutgers Law Associates and is extremely interested in privacy law, as well as criminal defense. He is from West Windsor and is a huge Philadelphia sports fan.

Sabin K. Jackson:

Sabin Jackson is a 2L at Rutgers Law School-Newark, Class of 2022. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. He still not entirely sure which avenue of law I’d like to pursue, but he thinks trial litigation looks interesting! One day, he’d like to see the Washington Football Team win the Super Bowl, but thinks he’d be happy with a win in the playoffs first.

Sarah A. Paco:

Sarah Paço is currently a 2L at Rutgers Law School- Newark and expects to graduate in May of 2022. She has many interests in the law including intellectual property, environmental justice, and international law. Outside of her studies, she is a Partnership Liaison for the Association of Latin American Law Students (ALALS), as well as a 2L representative for If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice. This past summer, she was a judicial intern for the Honorable Judge Guy P. Ryan in the Ocean County Superior Court, which was a very eye-opening experience as she had the opportunity to observe our judicial and criminal justice system firsthand. Prior to law school, she received her B.A. in Political Science and Psychology from Boston University in 2019. In her free time, she loves to paint, watch reality TV, and knit.

New AEs:

Alonso Loredo:

Alonso Loredo is a student at Rutgers Law-Newark, class of 2022. He went to Texas A&M for his

undergraduate studies and majored in Biomedical Science. He is interested in learning about the intersection between law and technology. In particular, he has a fascination with the

issuance of patents for various genes and other molecular entities. He hopes to eventually work in the pharmaceutical industry as a patent attorney. Outside of the law, he is an avid collector of plants and love to go hiking while identifying species of plants along the way.

Kayvon Paul:

Kayvon Paul Is a 2LE student at Rutgers Law School and graduated from Monmouth University with a B.A. in Political Science/International Affairs (2019). Kayvon is a former government affairs professional and recently took a professional leave to complete an externship with U.S. District Court Judge Michael A. Shipp. Kayvon is a Research Assistant for Distinguished Professor Ellen Goodman, Co-Director of the Rutgers Institute for Information Policy and Law (RIIPL), and the Student-Editor for RIIPL blog. Kayvon has an interest in intellectual property, technology, and corporate securities law. In his free time, Kayvon likes to invest for fun using the Robinhood app (not an endorsement). Additionally, Kayvon volunteers his time doing financial literacy and civics programming for low-income communities. 

Allison Berdichevsky:

Allison Berichevsky is a 2L at Rutgers Law – Newark. She is a first-generation law student. She graduated from Hunter College with a Russian Translation Major.

Growing up, she competed in fencing competitions across the country, and it is still her favorite sport to watch. She has not yet narrowed all of her law interests, but they included tax, bankruptcy, real estate, trusts, media/entertainment, securities, and corporate law. 

Christopher Dombakly:

Christopher Dombakly is a full-time student at Rutgers-Newark class of 2022.  He went to UConn for undergrad studying Environmental Economics and Policy.  He is interested in environmental law, civil litigation, and criminal litigation.  He is looking forward to one day seeing the smile on his client’s face after he wins his first case.  He likes to be active whether that is spending quality time with friends, hiking, or indulging in a new restaurant he hasn’t tried.  He is a big weather nerd and although snow days are a relic of a seemingly distant past, if you want to know how much snow we are going to get or what level of jacket you should wear, he will have the answers. 

Justyna Karbarz:

Justyna is a 2L transfer student at Rutgers-Newark. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology, also at Rutgers-Newark. Her legal interests revolve around business law and intellectual property law. When she is not busy with school, she likes to hike, play board games with friends, and go to concerts.