Emily
Poole ’18

“I chose NYU because I knew that I wanted to study national security and cyber security law...”

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Emily
Poole ’18

“I chose NYU because I knew that I wanted to study national security and cyber security law...”

My Pathway at a Glance

Before NYU Law

BA, Tufts University

Academic Interests

NYU Cyber Scholar

Cybersecurity

National Security Law

Beyond the Books

Annual Survey of American Law

National Security Law Society, Founder and President

Law and Government Society

Summer Work

Judicial Intern for Judge Charles Kocoras, US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Alston & Bird, DC

After NYU Law

Alston & Bird Cybersecurity Preparedness & Response Team, DC

1L Summer

“I was a judicial intern in the Northern District of Illinois for Judge Charles P. Kocoras. I worked on a series of judicial opinions and observed trials in the courthouse. I also really came to view Judge Kocoras as a mentor—someone who had a long judicial career and was happy to share advice.”

Interdisciplinary Learning

“Participating in the NYU Cyber Scholars Program has been one of the most rewarding parts of my time at NYU Law.”

2L & 3L Highlight: Leadership Opportunity

“As a student, I got to take the lead in organizing the Women Leaders in Cybersecurity Conference.”

Beyond the Books

“I founded the National Security Law Society because I wanted to foster more of a community of NYU Law students who were interested in national security issues.”

NYU Law in One Word

“Rewarding.”