Regis Chirenga is a summer legal intern with the Addiction and Public Policy Initiative at the O’Neill Institute.

Chirenga conducts legal research into legislative and policy recommendations for treating substance use disorder from an evidence-based approach.

Prior to joining the O’Neill Institute, Chirenga served as a legal intern at Danziger and Partners Legal Practitioners, a prominent law firm in Zimbabwe. In this role, he conducted legal research in various facets of the legal field and drafted court documents. He also co-attended court and arbitration proceedings with the law firm’s senior lawyers on cases in which the senior partners would have engaged him. Chirenga also interned with Thomas Nelson Attorneys as part of the Pangolin Conservation Champions program, conducting legal research into wildlife and environmental law.

Chirenga has also served as a legal intern for the Judicial Service Commission of Zimbabwe as an assistant magistrate, where he helped the court during hearings, conducted legal research, and helped write judgments. He also worked closely with the National Prosecuting Authority of Zimbabwe as an intern, where he assisted prosecutors in handling their various cases and preparing state documents required for the criminal procedure leading to trial.

Explore our experts

O’Neill’s experts bring experience from academia, government, civil society, private practice, and nongovernmental organizations to a wide variety of topics in national and global health law.

View all of our experts

Explore our faculty

Georgetown Law’s health law courses are taught by a diverse faculty of academics, subject matter experts, and practitioners from government, international organizations, and private practice.

View all of our faculty

Explore our staff

The O’Neill Institute’s work is led by a talented team of lawyers, researchers, academics, administrators, and public policy experts.

View all of our staff