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Asma Jaber

Asma Jaber represents clients in complex litigation matters. Prior to joining the firm, she was a legal intern for the American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) National Security Project, the Center for Constitutional Rights and the ACLU of Massachusetts. Her internship work focused on human rights and immigration issues. 

While attending Harvard Law School, Ms. Jaber was a student attorney in the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic, Crimmigration Clinic and Criminal Justice Institute. Ms. Jaber also received her Master’s in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (HKS). 

Prior to law school, Ms. Jaber served as a program manager in the Center for Public Leadership at HKS and co-founded PIVOTtheWorld, an augmented reality mobile startup that digitizes historical content. She also worked as a research analyst at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Jerusalem and served in the Civil Rights Division of the US Department of Justice as a legal assistant in the Office of the Assistant Attorney General and an outreach assistant in the Immigrant and Employee Rights Section. 

Ms. Jaber serves on the Boards of Directors for 1for3.org, a non-governmental organization (NGO) providing clean water, health and education in refugee camps in Palestine, and Empowerment Through Integration, an NGO empowering youth with disabilities.

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Credentials

  • Education

    • JD, Harvard Law School, 2020

      Dean’s Community Service Leadership Award

      Board Member and Student Writing Editor, Harvard Civil Rights—Civil Liberties Law Review 

    • MPP, Human Rights, Political and Economic Development, Harvard Kennedy School, 2014

      Harvard Innovation Lab Grand Prize Winner, Dean’s Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge
    • BA, Anthropology, International Studies, University of South Carolina, 2008

      Honors College, Harry S. Truman Scholar; Phi Beta Kappa
  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

  • Languages

    • Arabic

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