Quinnie Lin
Law Clerk

Washington, D.C.
Global Regions

Quinnie Lin

Quinnie Lin is a Law Clerk in the International Department. She focuses on issues related to the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) and Business and Human Rights. During law school, Ms. Lin worked on FCPA issues as an intern for the U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division's Fraud Section. At Georgetown Law, she produced a report on labor rights issues in Ghana as a part of the International Women's Human Rights Clinic. Ms. Lin was also a class representative on the Student Bar Association, the founder of the Georgetown Law Mental Health Alliance and an Executive Editor on the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, where she published a student note. She earned a Dean's Certificate for outstanding service to the Georgetown Law community.

Prior to law school, Ms. Lin interned for a non-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland that supports public defenders worldwide and earned a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government. As a master's student, she traveled twice to Kenya to carry out rule of law and anti-corruption consulting projects. Ms. Lin also interned for the Lagos State Attorney General in Nigeria where she conducted research and wrote a report that helped lay the foundation for the state's first witness support program. She was a recipient of the John C. Culver Institute of Politics Scholarship while attending Harvard.

Government Experience
  • Legal Intern, Criminal Division, Fraud Section, FCPA Unit, U.S. Department of Justice, 2013 
  • Intern, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, U.S. Department of Labor, 2007 
  • Senate Education Committee Intern, U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, U.S. Senate, 2006
Corporate Experience
Rankings and Recognition
Professional and Community Involvement
  • Member, Women's Bar Association 
  • Member, Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Bar Admissions
  • Massachusetts
Court Admissions
Foreign Languages
  • French
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2016
  • M.P.P., Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2012
  • B.A., Harvard University, 2009