Ian is a recent graduate of Stanford Law School. At Stanford, he was a member of the Criminal Defense Clinic, where he secured pre-trial diversion for his client before a California Superior Court Judge. Ian also argued a Motion to Suppress with his partner as a member of the clinic. After his second year of law school, Ian worked as a Summer Associate for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York City. Ian worked on several multimillion-dollar disputes during his time with the firm. Ian also worked as a law clerk for Public Counsel in Los Angeles after his first year of law school. As a member of the Consumer Rights and Economic Justice Project, Ian resolved numerous pro bono legal issues for his clients.
While at Stanford, Ian served as both a Senior Editor and member of the Notes Committee for the Stanford Law Review. He was also a Project Leader of the Project Clean Slate Pro Bono Project, Vice President of Alumni and External Relations for the Stanford Law Association, and a Board Member of the Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Association. Ian was active in the public interest community during his time at Stanford and graduated with a High Pro Bono Distinction. He also served as a 2L Public Interest Mentor and a 3L Public Interest Associate.
Before law school, Ian worked as both a construction and manufacturing engineer in Oregon. During his time as an engineer, he oversaw several multimillion-dollar construction projects. Ian completed his undergraduate studies at Oregon State University where he received an Honors Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering. He also earned minors in both Economics and Business.