2016-17 Officers

President: Shelby Baird
Vice President: Edward Powell
Networking Chair: Michael Schietzelt
Social Chair: Edward Powell

Shelby Baird ’18

Emily Taft ’18
Vice President
Emily is from Fort Collins, Colorado and graduated from Colgate University in 2015, majoring in Political Science and Latin.  She spent her 1L summer working for the honorable Richard J. Leon on the United States District Court for D.C., and her 2L summer working for Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease in Columbus, Ohio.  After graduation, Emily will be returning to Vorys and clerking for the Honorable Stephen J. Murphy, III on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Michael Schietzelt ’18
Networking Chair

Edward Powell ’18
Social Chair
Ed is a third-year law student and served as Social Chair with FedSoc. Ed is originally from Nashville, TN, and he holds a BA from the University of Chicago in Religious Studies and an MSc from Imperial College London in Human Molecular Genetics. He spent his 1L summer with the Blackstone Legal Fellowship and Smith Anderson, and split his 2L summer between Smith Anderson and Wilson Sonsini (Palo Alto office). He is going to Jacksonville, FL after graduation, where he will be clerking for Judge Tjoflat on the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and he plans to return to Wilson Sonsini in Palo Alto afterwards. He and his wife Maura have one two-year-old son and another due in May.