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HLS appoints Gertner, Shay as professors of practice

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Harvard Law School (HLS) has announced the appointments of U.S. District Judge Nancy Gertner and Stephen Shay, deputy assistant secretary for international tax affairs in the U.S. Department of the Treasury, as professors of practice.

The professorships of practice at HLS are given to outstanding individuals whose teaching is informed by extensive expertise from the worlds of law practice, the judiciary, policy, and governance.

“With the appointments of these two superbly accomplished and talented individuals, we continue to strengthen the bridge between Harvard Law School and law in practice. Their involvement in our community will offer our students and faculty vitally important perspectives, questions, and insights informed by deep experience in the world,” said HLS Dean Martha Minow.