Isaac Sommers joined Ropes & Gray’s Washington, D.C. office in 2022 as part of the litigation and enforcement practice group. During law school, Isaac participated in both the Cyberlaw and Crimmigration Clinics. Isaac also interned at the Federal Public Defender’s Capital Habeas Unit in the Western District of Missouri and at the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office, providing appellate litigation research and drafting support. During law school, Isaac also drafted an appellate brief defending a statutory interpretation of criminal code that was ultimately affirmed by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. He also served as an executive editor for the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy and as an article editor for both the Harvard Latinx Law Review and the Harvard Human Rights Journal.
In 2021, Isaac served as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. Jeremy D. Kernodle of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.
- Isaac Conrad Herrera Sommers, “Suffering for Her Faith: The Importance of an Intersectional Perspective on Gendered Religious Persecution in International Law,” Harvard International Law Journal (Summer 2020)
- JD, Harvard Law School, 2021; Executive Editor, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy; Article Editor, Harvard Latinx Law Review; Article Editor, Harvard Human Rights Journal
- BA (Civic Leadership and Public Policy); BA (Social Science), summa cum laude, Howard Payne University, 2018
Admissions / Qualifications
- District of Columbia, 2021