Dan Tepler is a Legal Assistant in the New York office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, a national law firm with offices in the District of Columbia, New York, California, Tennessee, and Maryland. Dan graduated with departmental honors from Bates College, where he received his B.A. summa cum laude. He was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and was awarded the Muang Muang Gyi award for excellence in Politics.
As an undergraduate, Dan studied politics with a focus on Latin America. He wrote his honors thesis on return migration and local politics in Mexico, studying the conditions under which Mexican migrants who return to Mexico become the mayors of their hometowns.
Dan has previously held internships at Freedom House, the Maine Senate Democratic Office, and a District Court in Lewiston, Maine. He has also worked as a Research Assistant to several professors in Bates’ Politics department and has volunteered with the College Guild, a nonprofit that provides free, correspondence-based classes for incarcerated people.
Dan is considering law school in the future.