Information Security & Privacy

Bradley E. Abruzzi

Bradley E. Abruzzi

University Attorney

A graduate of Princeton University (A.B. in English) and New York University (M.A. in English), Mr. Abruzzi received his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served as Executive Editor on the Harvard Law Review.  Following law school, Mr. Abruzzi joined Boston-based Bromberg & Sunstein LLP as a litigation associate, with an emphasis on intellectual property matters.  Mr. Abruzzi left Bromberg to clerk for the Honorable Nancy Gertner in the United States District Court, District of Massachusetts, thereafter resuming private practice at Foley Hoag LLP in Boston.  From Foley he accepted an Associate Attorney appointment in the Office of the General Counsel, where he served Harvard clients on matters ranging from civil rights litigation to commercial disputes to copyright, privacy, publication tort, information/technology law, and corporate governance matters.  During this period Mr. Abruzzi completed a two-year fellowship with Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society and authored two publications on copyright law.  He then joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Office of the General Counsel, where he worked for four years before returning to Harvard as a University Attorney.  At MIT Mr. Abruzzi’s practice centered on transactional matters, online learning initiatives, human subjects research compliance, data privacy and security, and contract and regulatory matters relating to funded research.

p: Assistant: Cheryl Nesom 617-495-4779
Elizabeth C. Bullock

Elizabeth C. Bullock

Associate Attorney

Ms. Bullock received her B.A. magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame and earned her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she served as an editor of the Yale Law Journal and Production Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review.  Following law school, Ms. Bullock clerked for the Honorable Stephanie K. Seymour of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.  After completing her clerkship, she practiced for four years as an associate at Jenner & Block LLP.  At Jenner, she represented colleges and universities in matters ranging from NCAA infractions proceedings to government investigations.  She has experience representing clients in litigation, counseling on regulatory compliance, and conducting internal investigations. 

p: Assistant: Stephanie Cambra 617-495-1280
Julie Faber

Julie Faber

University Attorney

Ms. Faber received a B.A., summa cum laude, from Bowdoin College (Phi Beta Kappa), an M.A. with high honors in Politics from Princeton University, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Prior to joining the Office of the General Counsel, Ms. Faber was a University Attorney in the Vanderbilt University Office of the General Counsel. Her practice there included corporate transactions, health law, technology transfer, university governance and conflicts of interest issues. She also served as counsel to the University Conflicts Committee and to the Board of Trust Ad Hoc Committee on Corporate Governance. At Harvard, Ms. Faber advises on a wide range of business transactions and regulatory matters, including commercial contracts, sponsored research agreements, online education initiatives, academic and hospital affiliations, corporate governance, data privacy, and research involving human subjects. ... Read more about Julie Faber

p: Assistant: Karen Ganong 617-496-3010
Ara Gershengorn

Ara Gershengorn

University Attorney

Ms. Gershengorn received her B.A. magna cum laude from Harvard College and her J.D. from Columbia Law School where she was a Notes Editor of the Columbia Law Review.  Following law school, Ms. Gershengorn clerked for the Honorable Amalya L. Kearse of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  Following her clerkship, Ms. Gershengorn joined the Department of Justice through the Honors Program as an Appellate Attorney in the Civil Division.  Ms. Gershengorn then was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Philadelphia where she prosecuted criminal trials and appeals.  Ms. Gershengorn has briefed dozens of appellate cases and has argued appeals in nearly every federal circuit court of appeals.  Prior to joining the Office of the General Counsel, Ms. Gershengorn was a partner with the law firm of Foley Hoag, LLP in Boston, MA.  She concentrated her practice in the areas of complex civil litigation, white collar criminal defense, and data security and privacy.  At Harvard, Ms. Gershengorn advises on investigations, litigation, and law enforcement related matters.

p: Assistant: Jean Murphy 617-496-4168
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Jennifer T. Harding

University Attorney

Ms. Harding received her B.S. with honors from Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada, and her J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School. Following law school, Jennifer clerked for the Honorable Levin H. Campbell of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She then joined the Boston-based law firm of Ropes & Gray, where she practiced for over twenty years. As a partner at Ropes & Gray, Jennifer focused on transactional tax and structuring matters, international transactions and private fund formation. At Harvard, she advises on Charitable Giving, Contracts and Business Transactions, Information Security & Privacy issues, International Ventures and Tax matters.

p: Assistant: Loreta Rufo-Andrade 617-495-9246