Jeannie Suk

Jeannie Suk
Born 1973 (age 4243)
Residence Cambridge, Massachusetts
Citizenship United States
Spouse(s) Noah R. Feldman (m. 1999; div. 2011)
Jacob E. Gersen

Jeannie Suk (born 1973) is a professor of law at Harvard Law School.


She attended Hunter College High School, graduating in 1991. Suk received her B.A. in Literature from Yale University in 1995, her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2002.[1] Suk became an assistant professor at Harvard Law School in 2006, making her the second woman of color to join the faculty (after Lani Guinier).[2] She was awarded tenure in 2010, making her the first Asian American woman to do so.[3]

Suk is married to Jacob E. Gersen, a professor at Harvard Law School, and has two stepchildren. She is divorced from Harvard Law School Professor Noah Feldman, with whom she has a son and a daughter.

Career and writing

She was named one of the "Best Lawyers Under 40" by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and a "Top Woman of the Law" by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.[4]

Her writing focuses on criminal law and family law.[5] She has also published on intellectual property protection for fashion design.[6]



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