Powers is pleased to announce that we have two new additions our team. Hannah Comeau has joined us as a Law Clerk in the healthcare practice, and Alyson Raphael has joined us as a Law Clerk in the education practice.
Hannah previously worked as a summer associate with Powers before completing her J.D. at the University of Virginia School of Law. While in law school, Hannah interned for the Federal Labor Relations Authority, Office of the Solicitor, where she contributed to high-impact district and appellate level litigation. She also worked as a student attorney in UVA’s Appellate Litigation Clinic, where she had the opportunity to argue a case in front of the United State Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Hannah also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law during the 2021-2022 academic year. She graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology.
Alyson also worked as a summer associate at Powers before completing her J.D. at Georgetown University Law Center. During her time at law school, Alyson interned with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Office of Commissioner Burrows, and the U.S. Department of Education, Office of the General Counsel. During her internship with the U.S. Department of Education, Alyson analyzed Section 117 investigation data, compiled case law for Title IX litigation, prepared legislative histories, and researched and drafted internal memoranda on agency rulemaking and education grant service issues. Alyson graduated from Trinity Washington University in 2018 with a Master’s in Teaching. She also graduated from the University of Michigan in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Honors in English.