Leah Hebron is a J.D. candidate interested in international, national security, and human rights law. A Florida native, Leah graduated summa cum laude from Florida State University with a B.S. in International Affairs and Religion and a concentration in Spanish. During college, Leah developed a passion for research as a means of tangible change, leading her to publish in an undergraduate journal, present at a national conference, and earn a certificate in statistical analysis.
After graduation, Leah supported investigations of corporations accused of privacy and data security violations as a paralegal at the Federal Trade Commission. Most recently, Leah worked at Human Rights Watch as a Weil Legal Innovator at the intersection of human rights with US foreign policy and national security. While she carried a broad portfolio, she found work related to civilian casualties, torture, and international justice to be particularly meaningful. In her free time, Leah enjoys playing board games, baking international treats, and exploring hiking trails.