Lena Smith graduated from Boston University, College of Arts and Sciences, with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Business Administration, magna cum laude. As an undergraduate she studied abroad in London and participated in Brooklyn Law School's study abroad program in Bologna, Italy in the summer of 2013. Lena currently works as a research assistant for Professor Bradley Borden. She has interned for the Honorable John G. Koeltl in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the Securities and Exchange Commission. This past summer she worked as a Summer Associate at Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP. Lena is the recipient of the Prince Scholarship, the Academic Achievement and Dean’s Merit Scholarships, the Centennial Grant, the Humphreys Family Scholarship, and the CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Torts, Criminal Law, Fundamentals of Law Practice I, Federal Income Taxation, Commercial Paper and Banking, Securities Regulation, Partnership Taxation and Professional Responsibility. Lena is the Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review, and her note, Is Strict Liability the Answer in the Battle against Foreign Corporate Bribery?, was published in the Summer 2014 issue of the Journal. She is proficient in French.