Bob Lind, Published March 23 2009
Lind: Local girl makes good at Harvard as law instructor
And this spring she’s a guest instructor at the Harvard Law School.
Mary Elizabeth (aw, let’s just call her Liz; everyone else does), has done well over the years, and then some. Here’s a quick bio:
- She is a graduate of Shanley High School, Fargo.
- She earned a B.A. in history at Yale University in 1988.
- She was a legislative assistant to Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., for four years.
- She earned her law degree from the University of Virginia.
- She clerked for a judge of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
- She was a clerk for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
- She was named a fellow in Princeton’s program in law and public affairs.
- She teaches and is a research professor at Virginia.
And now she’s been invited to teach administrative law at Harvard for the spring semester. In fact, she’s doing it even as we write.
She and her husband, Leon Szeptycki, live in Charlottesville, Va.
Her parents, incidentally, are spending the winter in Fort Meyers, Fla.
And Liz? Well, she keeps racking up the honors. Neighbors suspects that even in these tough times, with all this on her resume, she wouldn’t have any trouble finding another job, should she want one.
Which she probably doesn’t.
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