Daniel Hatoum

Alumni Profiles, Scholar
Class of 2016
Daniel Hatoum

"The best opportunities are found in the offering of experiential learning. Do as many and as much of these activities as they will let you get away with—you won’t regret it."

Daniel Hatoum clerked for U.S. District Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson in Baton Rouge and is now working as a litigator in the New York office of Fried Frank as Fried Frank Civil Rights Fellow. After two years at the law firm, Daniel will work for two years as a staff attorney with the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF). At Texas Law, Daniel participated on the National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Team and National Bankruptcy Moot Court Team, and was associate editor of the Texas Law Review. He worked for the ACLU National Prison Project and Texas RioGrande Legal Aid; participated in the Civil Rights Clinic, Immigration Clinic, and Criminal Defense Clinic; and completed over 270 hours of pro bono service.