Atinuke “Tinu” Adediran has assumed the title of David and Pamela Donohue Assistant Professor in business law (succeeding inaugural chairholder Natayla Shnitser, who was promoted to associate professor and granted tenure). Adediran comes from the University of Chicago Law School where she was an Earl B. Dickerson Fellow and Lecturer in Law. BC Law Dean Vincent Rougeau described her scholarship on inequality in the law, legal institutions, and the legal profession, as demonstrating “how disciplinary perspectives and training can deepen our understanding about critical issues in the legal profession and the work of law firms.” Adediran earned her JD from Columbia University School of Law and a master’s and PhD from Northwestern University.
Reena Parikh, a Boston College graduate, joins BC Law following a Robert M. Cover Clinical Teaching Fellowship at Yale Law School’s Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic. Before Yale, she worked for US Citizenship and Immigration Services in the Office of the Chief Counsel, and completed a one-year detail as a Special Assistant US Attorney in the Eastern District of New York. Parikh’s experiences include a clerkship for the Honorable Margaret B. Seymour in the District of South Carolina and internships with the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund. She earned her JD at American University Washington College of Law.
Sandy Tarrant ’99, who has been a visiting professor and director of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic (EIC) at BC Law, assumes the title of Associate Clinical Professor this fall. Previously, Tarrant was an associate in the Corporate and Public Finance practices at the Boston office of Mintz Levin, where she worked with private and public companies on mergers and acquisitions, financings, public offerings, securities compliance, and governance. She also served on the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. Before attending BC Law, she worked in varying capacities for nonprofit and political organizations around New England.