Meet Our Students

With one of the most diverse and distinguished advanced law degree programs in the United States, Berkeley Law attracts some of the world’s most talented and promising legal minds every year.

Meet some of our outstanding students and learn about the impactful work they are doing here in Berkeley and around the world. 


Global Blue New Deal

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LL.M. alumna Andreas Aditya Salim is one of 15 leaders of the Sustainable Ocean Alliance Youth Policy Advisory Council, which recently published the Global Blue New Deal, a detailed vision for confronting ocean decline.

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Three Unique Journeys

Elizabeth, David, and Anneke     

Join Elizabeth, David, and Anneke as they recount their journeys to an LL.M. degree and their hopes for the future.

Read the story here.

Student Spotlights

LL.M. in the News

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LL.M. Student Deshna Desai Unravels the Fashion Industry’s Legal Threads

Deshna Desai, published recently in the Fashion & Law Journal, has made the most of her LL.M. year at Berkeley Law.



Two New LL.M. Initiatives Bolster Alumni Engagement and Student Networking

These evaluations are one of two new additions to the LL.M. program this academic year. Some current traditional track students — who spend their full nine-month stint in Berkeley — also participated in a pilot coaching program to build their networking skills.


Ramla Baig LL.M. ’19 Makes a Determined Push to Enforce Women’s Rights in Pakistan

Ramla Baig, who calls her LL.M. year in Berkeley transformative for her career trajectory, discusses her wide-ranging work in Pakistan — and what drives it. 

Ninth Circuit

New Navigation Guide Aims to Help Immigrants Fight Removals in Opaque, High-Stakes Cases

Fraser Muir LL.M. ’19 and a crew of J.D. and LL.M. students crafted a how-to guide to give immigrants a shot at working their cases on their own.


A month at war: Berkeley’s Ukrainian students turn shock, anger into action

Arsen Kulyk and Dmytro Tymoshchenko, both experienced Ukrainian attorneys, are providing support for refugees and military operations.

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