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Leadership and Administration

Leadership and Administration

Robert Greenwald, Faculty Director and Professor of Law
Emily Broad Leib
Kat Eutsler,
Najeema Holas-Huggins, Communications Manager
Laura Johnston, Administrative Director
Aiza Khan, Staff Assistant

Health Law and Policy Clinic

Health Law and Policy Clinic

Robert Greenwald, Faculty Director; Clinical Professor
Kevin Costello, Litigation Director; Associate Director, Health Care Access; Clinical Instructor 
Sarah Downer, Associate Director, Whole Person Care and Clinical Instructor
Katie Garfield, Clinical Instructor 
Rachel Landauer, Clinical Fellow
Amy Rosenberg, Senior Clinical Instructor; Lecturer on Law
Kristin Sukys, Policy Analyst
Phil Waters, Staff Attorney

Food Law and Policy Clinic

Food Law and Policy Clinic

Emily Broad Leib, Assistant Clinical Professor; Director of the Food Law and Policy Clinic; Deputy Director of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation
Ariel Ardura, Clinical Fellow
Erika Dunyak, Clinical Fellow
Emma Scott, Clinical Instructor
Melissa Shapiro, Clinical Instructor

Staff Biographies

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Ariel Ardura
Clinical Fellow
aardura@law.harvard.edu
617.496.1476

Ariel joined the Food Law and Policy Clinic in September 2019 as a Clinical Fellow. She received her JD in 2019 from Georgetown University Law Center, where she gained a range of experience in food and health law and policy through internships with the DC Food Policy Director, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, and as the Emily Spitzer Intern for the National Health Law Program. During law school, she was president of Georgetown’s Food Law Society and Projects Chair for the National Food Law Student Network. She received a Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia in 2013.

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Emily M. Broad Leib
Director, Food Law and Policy Clinic; Deputy Director, CHLPI; Assistant Clinical Professor
ebroad@law.harvard.edu
617.496.1476

Emily launched the first law school clinic in the nation devoted to providing clients with legal and policy solutions to address the health, economic, and environmental challenges facing our food system. Emily focuses her scholarship, teaching, and practice on finding solutions to today’s biggest food system issues. Emily currently serves as Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Academy of Food Law and Policy and is the faculty supervisor for the Harvard Mississippi Delta Project and Harvard Food Law Society.  Emily received her B.A. in American History from Columbia University and her J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude. 

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Kevin Costello
Litigation Director; Associate Director, Health Care Access; Clinical Instructor on Law
kcostello@law.harvard.edu
617.496.0901

Prior to coming to CHLPI, Kevin was in private practice for eight years, most recently as a principal at Klein Kavanagh Costello, LLP. Kevin’s practice involved complex litigation in the fields of housing, health care, civil rights, antitrust and consumer law. He has been appointed by federal courts across the country to represent classes in Multi-District Litigation, as well as in nationwide class action litigation. Mr. Costello is an honors graduate of both Boston College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

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Sarah Downer
Associate Director, Whole Person Care; Clinical Instructor 
sdowner@law.harvard.edu
617.496.1372

Sarah Downer directs the Center’s Whole Person Care Initiative, which seeks to improve care for underserved individuals at every point of interaction with the healthcare system. She works with clients and partners to nurture innovations in healthcare delivery and financing, scale successful interventions, convene powerful coalitions, translate emerging research into comprehensive and compelling resources for policy-makers, and to explore the short and long-term implications of healthcare trends. Ms. Downer also leads the Center’s Social Determinants of Health Law Lab, a special project dedicated to analyzing novel legal issues that arise when the healthcare system interacts with patients in new ways. Ms. Downer has a BA from Harvard College and JD from Harvard Law School.

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Erika Dunyak
Clinical Fellow
edunyak@law.harvard.edu
617.496.1413

Erika came to FLPC following the completion of an LL.M. in Agricultural and Food Law from the University of Arkansas. At Arkansas, Erika was a graduate assistant who supported the Journal of Food Law and Policy and the Academy of Food Law Professors. She received her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she founded the student organization, Law for the Environment, Animals, and Food (LEAF). Erika has a B.A. in German and International Studies concentrating on Global Environmental Sustainability and a minor in Sustainability, Energy, and the Environment from the University of Dayton.

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Kat Eutsler
Senior Finance and Grants Administrator
keutsler@law.harvard.edu
617.496.2894

Using her background in sales and her passion and expertise in food and health policy issues, Kat collaborates with the Center’s directors, clinical instructors, and fellows to secure financial support for the Center and to foster positive, long-term relationships with foundations, corporations, individual donors, and government agencies. Kat graduated in May 2014 with a Masters of Science degree from Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, focusing on Food Policy and Applied Nutrition and specializing in Economics and Politics of Food and Agriculture. 

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Katie Garfield
Clinical Instructor
kgarfield@law.harvard.edu
617.496.1496

Katie joined the Center in 2014 and currently focuses her work on the Center’s whole-person care initiatives, including the Center’s Food is Medicine project. In her work on these initiatives, she has had the opportunity to work with community-based organizations, state agencies, health care providers, and coalitions to develop strategies to increase access to innovative services such as Food is Medicine interventions. Prior to joining the Center, Katie was an associate at Ropes & Gray LLP. She is a licensed member of the Massachusetts Bar.

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Robert Greenwald
Faculty Director; Clinical Professor
rgreenwa@law.harvard.edu
617.496.9125
To contact Professor Greenwald, please email Aiza Khan, his faculty assistant.

In addition to teaching seminars in health and public health law and policy, for over 25 years Robert has been engaged in state and national research, policy development and advocacy to expand access to high-quality healthcare, reduce health disparities, and promote more equitable and effective healthcare systems. Robert serves as co-chair of the Chronic Illness & Disability Partnership and the HIV Health Care Access Working Group. From 2000-2006 Robert served as a member of the President’s Advisory Council on AIDS and as co-chair of its Access to Care Sub-committee. Robert has also served as a consultant to the Health Resources Services Administration and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Community Advisory Board.

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Najeema Holas-Huggins
Communications Manager
nholashuggins@law.harvard.edu
617.496.1507

Najeema Holas-Huggins comes to CHLPI with nearly ten years experience in these and related areas of focus in the non-profit world. Previously, Najeema worked at the Bessie Tartt Wilson Initiative for Children as the marketing manager, where she managed website content and upkeep, blogging, email marketing, social media, and general communications. Additionally, she supported fundraising through grantwriting, event planning, and prospect research. Najeema received her B.A. in English Literature from the University of Massachusetts in 2006. She graduated from The Partnership, Inc.’s Associate Program in 2013.

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Ariel Ardura
Clinical Fellow
aardura@law.harvard.edu
617.496.1476

Ariel joined the Food Law and Policy Clinic in September 2019 as a Clinical Fellow. She received her JD in 2019 from Georgetown University Law Center, where she gained a range of experience in food and health law and policy through internships with the DC Food Policy Director, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, and as the Emily Spitzer Intern for the National Health Law Program. During law school, she was president of Georgetown’s Food Law Society and Projects Chair for the National Food Law Student Network. She received a Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia in 2013.

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Emily M. Broad Leib
Director, Food Law and Policy Clinic; Deputy Director, CHLPI; Assistant Clinical Professor
ebroad@law.harvard.edu
617.496.1476

Emily launched the first law school clinic in the nation devoted to providing clients with legal and policy solutions to address the health, economic, and environmental challenges facing our food system. Emily focuses her scholarship, teaching, and practice on finding solutions to today’s biggest food system issues. Emily currently serves as Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Academy of Food Law and Policy and is the faculty supervisor for the Harvard Mississippi Delta Project and Harvard Food Law Society.  Emily received her B.A. in American History from Columbia University and her J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude. 

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Kevin Costello
Litigation Director; Associate Director, Health Care Access; Clinical Instructor on Law
kcostello@law.harvard.edu
617.496.0901

Prior to coming to CHLPI, Kevin was in private practice for eight years, most recently as a principal at Klein Kavanagh Costello, LLP. Kevin’s practice involved complex litigation in the fields of housing, health care, civil rights, antitrust and consumer law. He has been appointed by federal courts across the country to represent classes in Multi-District Litigation, as well as in nationwide class action litigation. Mr. Costello is an honors graduate of both Boston College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Headshot of Ariel Ardura

Ariel Ardura
Clinical Fellow
aardura@law.harvard.edu
617.496.1476

Ariel joined the Food Law and Policy Clinic in September 2019 as a Clinical Fellow. She received her JD in 2019 from Georgetown University Law Center, where she gained a range of experience in food and health law and policy through internships with the DC Food Policy Director, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, and as the Emily Spitzer Intern for the National Health Law Program. During law school, she was president of Georgetown’s Food Law Society and Projects Chair for the National Food Law Student Network. She received a Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia in 2013.

Headshot of Emily Broad Leib

Emily M. Broad Leib
Director, Food Law and Policy Clinic; Deputy Director, CHLPI; Assistant Clinical Professor
ebroad@law.harvard.edu
617.496.1476

Emily launched the first law school clinic in the nation devoted to providing clients with legal and policy solutions to address the health, economic, and environmental challenges facing our food system. Emily focuses her scholarship, teaching, and practice on finding solutions to today’s biggest food system issues. Emily currently serves as Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Academy of Food Law and Policy and is the faculty supervisor for the Harvard Mississippi Delta Project and Harvard Food Law Society.  Emily received her B.A. in American History from Columbia University and her J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude. 

Headshot of Kevin Costello

Kevin Costello
Litigation Director; Associate Director, Health Care Access; Clinical Instructor on Law
kcostello@law.harvard.edu
617.496.0901

Prior to coming to CHLPI, Kevin was in private practice for eight years, most recently as a principal at Klein Kavanagh Costello, LLP. Kevin’s practice involved complex litigation in the fields of housing, health care, civil rights, antitrust and consumer law. He has been appointed by federal courts across the country to represent classes in Multi-District Litigation, as well as in nationwide class action litigation. Mr. Costello is an honors graduate of both Boston College and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.