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Jessie Garland is an associate at Gupta Wessler LLP, where she focuses on cutting-edge public interest and plaintiffs’-side appellate litigation. She first joined Gupta Wessler as a Fellow in Appellate and Constitutional Litigation following her clerkships with Judge David Barron of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and Judge Paul Engelmayer of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. She has also accepted a clerkship with Justice Elena Kagan.
As a law student, Jessie worked on ineffective-assistance-of-counsel claims with the Ethics Bureau, litigated prisoner and immigrant cases in the Second Circuit with the Appellate Litigation Project, and interned for the Office of the Appellate Defender in New York. She also was a Co-Chair of the Yale Law School Title IX Working Group and served on the Yale University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct and the Yale Law School Judicial Workplace Conduct Working Group. Before law school, Jessie was a Henry Fellow at Cambridge University, where she received an MPhil in Criminology. She received her B.A. in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale University.