Genevieve Quinn is a candidate for the LL.M. in Global Health Law and Governance and a member of the class of 2022.
Quinn’s studies focus on the intersection between health, human rights, and international criminal law. She is particularly interested in issues of gender-based violence and sexual and reproductive health.
After graduating law school, Quinn clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and worked as a litigation associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, where she maintained a robust pro bono docket focused on human rights and constitutional law. Quinn has represented clients in various courts, including amici in cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. She represented victims of gender-based violence and human trafficking in civil and criminal proceedings; drafted submissions to the U.N. on behalf of nongovernmental organizations; represented clients seeking asylum and other relief, including in a successful Second Circuit appeal; and represented amici in litigation challenging conditions of detention during COVID-19.
Quinn earned her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law, where she was elected to Order of the Coif, served as Notes and Articles Editor on the Fordham Law Review, and received awards for public service and legal writing. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Boston College, where she graduated magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.