Current Executive Board 2022-23
William Leo is a 3L with a passionate interest in democratic process, the impacts of economic inequality, and the implications of climate change. He studied philosophy and English literature at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. This year he is interning for the NYAG's Environmental Protection Bureau and serving as editor on the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law. Before attending law school, Will worked in local electoral politics. His experiences instilled in him a deep interest in the progressive policymaking, constitutional governance, and ecological practice. Will was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, and the Willamette Valley, and spent his first year of college at the University of Oregon.
Ramzie is a 2L serving as Vice President of Operations for the 2022-2023 school year. Ramzie is interested in constitutional law and election law, and is also a staff editor on Columbia Law Review. He has an externship in federal prosecution at the Southern District of New York, and is a summer associate at Jones Day.
Laura is a 2L from Calabasas, California serving as Vice President of Communications for the 2022-2023 school year. She graduated from UCLA in 2021 with a degree in Political Science, and is passionate about privacy rights and criminal justice reform. Laura is also a 2L Staff Editor on the Columbia Human Rights Law Review, and is on the Curriculum Committee for Paralegal Pathways Initiative.
Gabe is a 2L serving as Vice President of Development for the 2022-2023 Executive Board. Gabe's legal interests are litigation and judicial decision making, and he is also a staff editor on the Journal of Law and Social Problems and a member of the People's Parity Project.
Drew Brazer is a 2L originally from Simsbury, CT. He is passionate about protecting civil rights, as well as transforming our punitive criminal justice system and dysfunctional political processes. He received his B.A. in political science from Princeton University, where he wrote his thesis on the Bill of Rights. Prior to law school, Drew worked in Washington, D.C. as the government relations manager for Blue Star Families—a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting military and veteran families. At CLS, Drew is a Public Interest/Public Service fellow, and serves as a staff editor for the Journal of Law & Social Problems. Drew spent the summer after 1L working for the Capital Habeas Unit of the Federal Public Defender for the Middle District of Tennessee. In his free time, Drew enjoys running, reading, and playing the drums.
Calvin is a 3L from Orange County, California. He received his B.A. from Wheaton College (IL) and his M.St. from the University of Oxford, where he wrote his master's thesis on the political thought of Reinhold Niebuhr. Prior to law school, he worked as a financial analyst at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and as a field organizer for Tom Steyer 2020. At Columbia, he is also involved with the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) and the Christian Legal Society. In his free time, he enjoys running, playing tennis and reading political biographies.
Alex is a 3L from Wayland, Massachusetts. She graduated from Columbia College in 2018 with a degree in Human Rights. Before law school, she worked as the Student Chapters Fellow at the American Constitution Society's national office in Washington, DC. At CLS, Alex is a staffer for the Jailhouse Lawyer's Manual and a student editor for the National Native American Law Students Association (NNALSA) Moot Court team.
Vice President of Operations
Vice President of Development
Vice President of Communications
William Leo, Calvin Reeh, Alexandra VanRooyen