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Andrea Cortland

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Real Name: Andrea Cortland
Member Role: Author
Member Since: July 25, 2010 | 1:12 pm

About me

Andrea Cortland joined Cozen O’Connor’s Philadelphia office in September 2009 as an Associate in the Global Insurance Group. Prior to joining the firm, she participated in the Cozen O’Connor Summer Associate Program.

Andrea earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was Symposium Editor of the University of Miami Inter-American Law Review, a member of the Moot Court board, and a Dean's Fellow in the Academic Achievement Program. She organized a symposium entitled "Righting Wrongs? The Inter-American System of Human Rights after 50 Years," in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, the 40th anniversary of the American Convention on Human Rights, and the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. The symposium discussed the roles the court and commission have played in furtherance of human rights throughout the Americas and addressed current areas of concern. Andrea also wrote a comment note, "United States v. Burns: Canada's Extraterritorial Extension of Canadian Law and Creation of a Canadian 'Safe Haven' in Capital Extradition Cases," which was published in Volume 40 of the University of Miami Inter-American Law Review in Fall 2008.

Andrea earned her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from the Rutgers College Honors Program of Rutgers University.

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