Adjunct Professor of Law
B.S., Cornell; M.P.P., Harvard; J.D., University of Michigan
Jared Genser is Managing Director of Perseus Strategies, a law firm concentrating on international human rights, and President...Continue Reading
Jared Genser is Managing Director of Perseus Strategies, a law firm concentrating on international human rights, and President of Freedom Now, a non-profit organization that works to free prisoners of conscience worldwide. Previously, he was a partner in the government affairs group of DLA Piper LLP and a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, the global strategy consulting firm. He was named by the National Law Journal as one of "40 Under 40: Washington's Rising Stars." Jared has also taught semester-long seminars about the UN Security Council as a Lecturer at the University of Michigan and University of Pennsylvania law schools. He was a 2006-2007 Visiting Fellow with the National Endowment for Democracy. His human-rights clients have included former Czech Republic President Václav Havel and Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Aung San Suu Kyi, Shirin Ebadi, Liu Xiaobo, Desmond Tutu, and Elie Wiesel. Jared holds a B.S. from Cornell University, a Master in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and a J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School. He is co-editor of The Responsibility to Protect: The Promise of Ending Mass Atrocities in Our Times (Oxford University Press 2011).