2024 Summer Associate Bios

Isabella Duran bio picIsabella Durand

Isabella Durand is a 2L at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She was recently elected to the Executive Board of the Law Transfer Student Organization and is a member of the Law Association for Women.

Last summer, Isabella worked at Bilzin Sumberg as a Summer Associate. Prior to law school, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Florida in Political Science and Spanish. During her time at UF, she served as Director of Legal Professions for Florida Blue Key, completed Spanish research pertaining to non-native speakers’ proficiency, and acted as Vice President of Marketing for her sorority.

Isabella is a Florida native, and in her spare time, she enjoys the beach, Pilates, and trying new restaurants.

Spencer Peek bio picSpencer Peek

Spencer Peek is a 2L at the University of Miami School of Law. Spencer grew up in Tampa, Florida before completing his undergraduate degree at St. John’s University in Queens, New York. He serves as the Symposium Editor for the University of Miami Law Review and is a recipient of the Dean’s Merit Scholarship.

Last summer, he worked for Miller Lavoie LLP, a boutique commercial real estate firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. He spent the past semester in Washington, D.C. working for The Blockchain Association, the leading industry group representing firms in the digital asset space.

Ethan Schwab bio picEthan Schwab 

Ethan Schwab is a 2L at the University of Miami. Originally from Orlando, Florida, Ethan attended the University of Florida, where he graduated cum laude from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. He is a member of the University of Miami Law Review and is a recipient of the Dean’s Merit Scholarship and the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Copyright Law.

Last summer, Ethan worked as a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Kathleen M. Williams of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Crystal SinghCrystal Singh

Crystal Carmen Singh is a 2L at the University of Michigan Law School. She is of Trinidadian & Peruvian descent and uses the pronouns She/Her/Hers. Despite originally being from Coral Springs, Florida, Crystal has spent much of her childhood outside of the United States, living in Singapore for four years and Bonn, Germany for three years before returning to South Florida in 2015.

Crystal graduated cum laude from Tulane University with a BA in English & Philosophy. She was a member of the Tulane Women’s Bowling Team and attended the university on a NCAA Division I scholarship. During her NCAA career, Crystal was a four-time NCAA All-Academic Team selection and the recipient of the 2022 American Conference Women At Large Scholar-
Athlete of the Year. Outside of athletics, Crystal served as the founder & President of TEDxTulane and worked as a peer mentor for Tulane University.

At Michigan Law, Crystal is an executive board member of the Mock Trial Team and is an affiliate of the Latin Law Student Association, the Black Law Student Association, and the Women of Color Coalition. Crystal also serves as the Project Coordinator for the Family Law Pro Bono Project and has recently completed her 2024 Winter Semester as a Full-Time Extern with Legal Services of Greater Miami.

Last year, Crystal participated in Bilzin Sumberg’s 2023 Summer Associate Program as a 1L Intern and has proudly accepted to return for the 2024 summer.

In her spare time, Crystal enjoys spending time with family, exploring different cuisines, and caring for her French bulldog, Bruno.

Sofia Siegel bio picSofia Siegel

Sofia is a 1L at Duke Law School. Originally from Houston, Texas, Sofia is very excited to begin working in Miami this summer and become more familiar with the city she plans to move to after graduation. At Duke, Sofia is a 1L representative for the Business Law Society (BLS), the Duke Law Florida Club, and the Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA) as well as an active member of the Jewish Law Students Association and the Women’s Law Students Association. Despite now having an interest in Corporate and Real Estate work, Sofia’s original interest in the law came from a high school internship at an immigration law firm, and she remains passionate about pro bono immigration work.

Prior to law school, Sofia interned at the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, where she developed a passion for the law. In 2023, Sofia graduated summa cum laude with highest honors from Brandeis University with a B.A. in History and Political Science and a Minor in Hispanic Studies (Spanish). Her thesis, focused on the effects of voter suppression, was awarded as the top thesis by the Brandeis Political Science Department. During her time in college, she was a senior editor for the Brandeis Undergraduate Law Journal, a tutor for elementary school students and Vice President of Recruitment for her sorority.

In her spare time, Sofia enjoys traveling, skiing, pickleball and especially trying new restaurants with friends and family!

Sofia is conversational in Spanish.

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