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P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans

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Previn Warren, 2009

JD, Harvard University

Previn Warren is the child of immigrants from India

Fellowship awarded to support work towards a JD in Law at Harvard University

PREVIN WARREN is an associate at Jenner & Block in Washington, DC. He completed a judicial clerkship with the Hon. Merrick Garland, U.S. Court of Appeals, DC Circuit from 2012 to 2013. 

Previn was born in California to parents who emigrated from India. Both parents are naturalized US citizens and they reside in Huntington Beach, CA.

Previn graduated from Harvard Law School in June 2011. As an undergraduate at Harvard, he majored in social studies, graduating magna cum laude, earning election to Phi Beta Kappa, and receiving a Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship. His honors thesis on the philosophy of Habermas and Peirce received the prestigious Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize.He completed law school with magna cum laude honors, as well as the Sears Prize for the highest grades in his second year of law school.

While an undergraduate, Previn co-founded a student advocacy group championing progressive causes and co-edited a book about youth civic engagement after 9/11. For five years, he also played bass guitar in a Brooklyn-based rock trio, The States.

Before attending Harvard Law School, Previn has worked with indigent criminal defendants while at the Federal Defenders and articulated economic development and poverty policy as an adviser with the Mayor's Office in New York City. Following Law school, Previn served as Advisor to Richard Cordray, the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Previn lives with his wife and son in the Capitol Hill area of Washington, DC.

Education
  • JD Law | Harvard University 2011
  • AB Social Studies | Harvard University 2004
Work History
  • Jenner & Block, Associate | January 2013
  • Hon. Merrick Garland, U.S. Court of Appeals, DC Circuit, Clerkship | January 2012 - December 2013