Journal Staff

2015-2016 Executive Board and Executive Article Editors

Photo of board members









Top (left to right): Maureen O'Sullivan, A. Rachel Myung, Gina Shkoukani, Paul Howarah; Bottom (left to right): Haba Yono, Channing Robinson, Justin Sterk; [not pictured: Sean Riddell and Bobbi Coates]


Executive Board:

A. Rachel Myung | Editor-in-Chief 

Rachel graduated from the University of Michigan in 2004 with a double major in Political Science and Women's Studies. The intersection of law and society, particularly race and gender, has always fascinated Rachel. After graduation, Rachel worked as a Senior Mortgage Banker at Quicken Loans. Rachel is active within the law school, serving as the President of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association and past Vice President of the Women's Law Caucus. Rachel also serves as the National Team Brief Writer for the Wayne State Moot Court team. Rachel worked as a Summer Associate at Honigman, Miller, Schwartz and Cohn and previously interned for Judge Edmunds in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Currently, Rachel works as a student attorney in the Business and Community Law Clinic. The Clinic provides free legal services to small businesses in Detroit. Having come from an immigrant family, Rachel finds this work extremely meaningful. In her free time, Rachel enjoys running with the Hope Water Project, a charity that builds water wells in Kenya. After graduation, Rachel will be a corporate associate at Honigman. 

Maureen O'Sullivan | Managing Editor

Maureen graduated from the University of Michigan in 2012 with a double major in Environmental Studies and English. After graduating, Maureen began working for DTE Energy Resources as an Environmental Specialist, focusing on industrial and utility regulatory compliance. However, upon entering Law School, Maureen has focused on working in public interest law. She interned with the U.S. EPA Region II in New York, and the State Appellate Defender Office in Detroit. Maureen is currently a Research Fellow with the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center, a member of the Pace Environmental Law Moot Court Team, and Vice President of the Environmental Law Society. In the future, she hopes to continue to work toward the achievement of environmental justice in all areas of the State and Country.

Sean Riddell | Symposium Director

Sean graduated from the University of Michigan in 2009 with a major in American Culture and minors in Music and History.  After graduating, Sean worked for four years at Value City Furniture, first as warehouse associate, then as a salesperson, and finally as an assistant manager.  He left the furniture business to study the business of problem solving.  Sean is primarily interested in two fields of law: people's lawyering, such as constitutional litigation and legal aid; and transactional law for charitable organizations and small businesses.  As such, he is an active member of the National Lawyers Guild and other organizations focused on improving the community.  During law school, Sean has worked as an extern for Michigan Community Resources, a research assistant to Prof. Kirsten Carlson, and a law clerk for Goodman & Hurwitz, P.C.


2015 - 2016 Executive Article Editors:

Bobbi Coates, Paul Howarah, Channing Robinson, Gina Shkoukani, Justin Sterk, and Haba Yono

2015-2016 Article Editors:

Ashley Attisha, Brandon Barlog, Kyle Bruckner, Linda Cleary, Rachael Dubini, Hannah Fielstra, Natalie Ghannam, Jamesa Johnson, Sukhvir Kaur, Max McHugh, Laura Miller, Megan Mockeridge, Shanika Owens, Elyse Palombit, Eryka Symington, David Walz