Phillip Kraft joined the litigation department of Ropes & Gray’s New York office in 2018. In the summer after his first year of law school, Phillip interned at the Department of Justice’s International Trade Office in New York, assisting in Harmonized Tariff Schedule litigation. During his second year of law school, Phillip was a teacher’s assistant for civil procedure, tutored administrative law, served as a research assistant, and was an staff editor for the Annual Survey of American Law. After completing the summer associate program at Ropes & Gray, Phillip attended the Hoover IP² Summer Institute on the Economics and Politics of Innovation at Stanford—an intensive, two week long study program on innovation from the lenses of law, economics, and policy. During the fall of his third year in law school, Phillip researched and drafted arguments in his externship at the Department of Justice’s Civil Litigation division for the Southern District of New York.