Abigail Pershing

Law Fellow

Abigail Pershing is a current student at Yale Law School, where she is a member of the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic. During her 1L summer, Abigail worked with Blue Ocean Law on issues affecting small island nations in the Pacific relating to nuclear testing, indigenous rights, and climate change. Before coming to law school, Abigail was a peace corps volunteer in Senegal, West Africa, where she served as a community health volunteer. Abigail received dual Bachelor of Art degrees in Sociology and Public Policy from the University of Chicago in 2014.