Get to know the 2023 L+L summer associates!

Tashayla Borden (she/her)

Where do you call home: Boston

Law school you attend: Columbia Law School

Fun fact about yourself? I learned Latin when I was 12. Please don’t test me on it now.

Most interesting experience this summer: Going into court and watching the planning of so many experienced attorneys made for an incredible experience.

One thing you want people to know about Loevy & Loevy: Loevy & Loevy is unique in that if you work here, you are a part of the team. You feel as tough your work matters and your work is recognized.

Go to karaoke song: Hey ya!

Yashna Eswaran (she/her)

Where do you call home: Denver

Law school you attend: Northeastern University School of Law

Fun fact about yourself? I put the milk first in my cereal

Most interesting experience this summer: Watching the Romeo trial and seeing four different attorneys work so well together.

One thing you want people to know about Loevy & Loevy: The mentorship is great and people truly care about supporting one another.

Go to karaoke song: Truth Hurts by Lizzo

Eliana Fleischer (she/her)

Where do you call home: Chicago

Law school you attend: University of Chicago

Fun fact about yourself? I live in the same apartment building as my great great grandparents did.

Most interesting experience this summer: Drafting a motion in an area of law I had never studied before.

One thing you want people to know about Loevy & Loevy: It’s an incredible environment of really smart and passionate people. They challenge assumptions and make creative legal arguments in order to get the best results for their clients.

Go to karaoke song: Since U Been Gone (Kelly Clarkson)

Jakob Gammons (he/him)

Where do you call home: La Plata, Maryland

Law school you attend: University of Mississippi School of Law

Fun fact about yourself? I once won $100 off a $1 scratch off!

Most interesting experience this summer: Getting to sit in on depositions and oral arguments.

One thing you want people to know about Loevy & Loevy: Great office environment where coworkers are willing to support each other!

Go to karaoke song: Highwayman

Sophia Helfand

Where do you call home: Riverside, CA

Law school you attend: University of Chicago Law School

Fun fact about yourself? Portuguese was my first language!

Most interesting experience this summer: I loved helping prepare witnesses for trial. It showed me how much Loevy cares about its clients.

One thing you want people to know about Loevy & Loevy: Loevy attorneys will provide you with the best civil representation possible in a system where most plaintiffs are set up to lose.

Go to karaoke song: Drunk in love by Queen B!

Toni Houston (she/her)

Where do you call home: Roswell, Georgia

Law school you attend: University of Wisconsin Law School

Fun fact about yourself? I can sound like a goat.

Most interesting experience this summer: Going to court and seeing the process leading up to it. I was beyond impressed by the work of our attorneys.

One thing you want people to know about Loevy & Loevy: L+L does a lot of good work and I’m so happy I was able to be a part of it.

Go to karaoke song: Time of my life (dirty bit) by Black Eyed Peas

Nicole Newton (she/her)

Where do you call home: Northern California and Cincinnati

Law school you attend: University of Cincinnati College of Law

Fun fact about yourself? I donated my kidney eleven years ago. I also lived in the northernmost city in the United States (Utqiagvik AK).

Most interesting experience this summer: Working with the attorneys in the FOIA practice group to draft a Petition for Leave to Appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court.

One thing you want people to know about Loevy & Loevy: Everyone at the firm cares deeply about the clients they serve and about changing the legal system for the better.

Go to karaoke song: I have many talents, but singing is not one of them.

Nethra Raman (she/her)

Where do you call home: California

Law school you attend: University of Michigan Law School

Fun fact about yourself? I almost went to school for opera!

Most interesting experience this summer: Working on substantive motions in prisoner’s rights cases and being a part of the Augustus trial. I will never forget watching Locke Bowman’s closing statement!

One thing you want people to know about Loevy & Loevy: The only thing cooler than the work here is the people! Everyone is so kind, passionate, and brilliant, which means the world when working on such complex, heavy cases.

Go to karaoke song: Love On Top

Arzu Singh (she/her)

Where do you call home: Tallahassee, Florida

Law school you attend: Harvard Law School

Fun fact about yourself? I ride a motorcycle; I love haiku poetry; I’m an avid baker, wrote a lil’ cookbook, and have a baking Instagram; I love mixology and creating my own elaborate cocktail recipes.

Most interesting experience this summer: At Loevy: I loved working directly with a client, Demetrius Johnson, to write and pull together a petition to the Illinois Governor for Executive Clemency. I also really enjoyed the opportunity to see Loevy attorneys lead a jury trial during the Augustus trial. Not at Loevy: went to as many happy hours and tried as many new restaurants in the city as I could.

One thing you want people to know about Loevy & Loevy: That the firm is doing incredible work exposing decades of unjust, egregious police practices, as well as forging cutting-edge precedent for when public actors and municipalities have violated individuals’ constitutional rights in criminal proceedings.

Go to karaoke song: Hit Me Baby One More Time or No Scrubs

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