Current Fellows

The Bradley Fellows for 2021-2022 are:

Bunting, Luke

Luke Bunting is a rising 3L at Georgetown University Law Center. At Georgetown, he is the Editor-in-Chief of the Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, the Media Chair for the Conservative and Libertarian Student Association (CALSA), a Class Representative for The Federalist Society, and a member of the Fund for American Studies’ Board of Visitors. Before coming to law school, Luke was the recipient of a Fulbright grant to South Korea and worked as the communications director for several members of the U.S. House of Representatives, continuing his employment until his boss’s retirement in 2021. A native Hoosier, he graduated summa cum laude from Butler University in 2014 with a B.A. in Political Science. His undergraduate thesis on presidential campaign microtargeting was published in the inaugural issue of the Butler Journal of Undergraduate Research.

 

Denler, Haley

Haley is currently a student at the Georgetown University Law Center, where she is on the Dean’s List and involved in numerous on-campus activities. Haley is a law fellow in Georgetown’s legal research and writing program, an Executive Editor for the Georgetown Journal of International Law, a member of the Federalist Society, Treasurer of the Conservative and Libertarian Student Association, and the incoming President of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. During her time in law school, Haley has served as a law clerk in the Office of White House Counsel, for Senator Mike Lee at the Senate Judiciary Committee, and with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel. Haley has also worked as a judicial extern for Judge Trevor McFadden at the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. A native of Huntington Beach, California, Haley graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University with a B.A. in political science and a minor in Spanish. She previously completed academic research in the United Kingdom and is a co-author of two working papers on political psychology.

 

Hardiman, Kate

Kate Hardiman is a rising 3L at Georgetown University Law Center. During her first two years of law school, she took classes in the evening program and worked full time as a Rehnquist Fellow at Cooper & Kirk PLLC. Kate is a member of the Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, Clerkship Chair for the GULC Federalist Society chapter, and a 2020 Alliance Defending Freedom Blackstone Fellow. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in 2017. Kate also holds an M.Ed from the University of Notre Dame and previously taught high school in inner-city Chicago. She has written extensively on education law and policy issues for the Washington Examiner and co-authored Unshackled: Freeing America’s K-12 Education System. After graduating from GULC, Kate will be clerking on the District Court for the District of Columbia and on the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

 

Khiatani, Tanya

Tanya Khiatani is a rising 2L at Georgetown University Law Center. She is a Business Law Scholar and the President and co-founder of the Georgetown Energy Law Group. Prior to law school, Tanya spent many years working in complex, highly regulated industries. After graduating from college, she ran the equity trading desk for a large institutional investor and went on to run a structured transactions desk for the retail arm of one of the nation’s largest power producers. Unbeknownst to her at the time, she advocated for an originalist argument when challenging a utility for the right to sell renewable energy products to her clients in an eastern state, and this experience is what led her to law school. She obtained her B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and her M.Sc. in Statistics from the London School of Economics where she wrote her dissertation on adding a fourth factor to the Fama-French model.

 

 

Lifhits, Jenna

Jenna works on foreign policy and defense issues for GOP Conference Chair Rep. Liz Cheney. She is a first-year evening student at Georgetown Law, where she is a member of the Federalist Society and an evening student representative for the Conservative and Libertarian Student Association. Jenna was formerly a staff writer at The Weekly Standard covering national security and the Senate. She graduated summa cum laude from Middlebury College in 2015 with a double major in Russian and Political Science.

 

Martin, Baily

Baily Martin is a rising 3L at the Georgetown University Law Center. She graduated summa cum laude from The University of Alabama in May 2019 with a triple major in international studies, political science, and Spanish. During her undergraduate experience, Baily researched in Cuba, Mexico, Spain, and Honduras. After her first summer in DC as a freshman, interning for U.S. Representative Martha Roby, Baily returned the following summer to intern for U.S. Senator Richard Shelby. She has also interned at Crowell & Moring International in DC in their international trade group; Balch & Bingham LLP in Birmingham in their environmental law section; and Klev & Vera International in Barcelona, specializing in immigration and family law. Baily returned from abroad to intern with the Department of State in the Western Hemisphere Affairs Office of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor before starting law school. Her experiences in Alabama, Washington, and abroad solidified her desire to pursue a legal career. At Georgetown Law, Baily served as a legal extern in the Department of State in the Marine Conservation Office of the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs and a law clerk in the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection. Additionally, she prepares country-of-origin packets for attorneys handling pro bono asylum cases and serves on Moot Court. Baily is a Senior Articles Editor for the Georgetown Law Technology Review and Senior Editor for the Georgetown Journal of International Law. She spent her first-year summer in Apple’s Global Privacy & Law Enforcement Compliance Team and, during her second-year summer, she will continue to pursue privacy and data security law interests with Hogan Lovells DC’s summer associate program. Upon graduation in 2022, Baily will clerk for the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and return to her hometown of Alabama to clerk in a U.S. District Court the following year.

 

Ponomarov, Volodymyr

Volodymyr Ponomarov is a student at Georgetown University Law Center. Volodymyr graduated from law school in Ukraine and also holds LL.M. degree from the University of Miami School of Law. Before starting at Georgetown, Volodymyr worked as an international attorney in a DC law firm handling investor-state and commercial arbitration matters. At Georgetown, Volodymyr is on the dean’s list and is a member of the Georgetown Environmental Law Review.

 

Posner, Ilan

Ilan Posner just completed his second year as an evening student at Georgetown Law. Born in Dallas, Ilan grew up in Perth, Australia and moved back to the U.S. upon completion of his undergraduate degree from the University of Western Australia. Ilan works full-time as a research assistant for U.S Senator Ben Sasse where his focus includes the changing landscape of higher education, future of work issues and technological advancements. He is a law fellow in the legal research and writing program, an active member of the Federalist Society and the Membership Chair of the recently established Conservative and Libertarian Student Association (CALSA) at Georgetown Law. He is also a senior staff member on the Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy.