Beth Hirschfelder Wilensky is a clinical assistant professor in the Law School's Legal Practice Program. She earned her BA, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a Benjamin Franklin Scholar. Prof. Wilensky earned her JD, cum laude, from Harvard Law School, and served as articles editor for the Harvard Journal on Legislation. While in law school, she worked as a teaching fellow in Harvard College, and was among the top 15 percent of teaching fellows recognized with the Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching. Prior to joining the faculty, she practiced law for five years in the litigation section at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in Washington, D.C.