Student, University of Miami School of Law
Amir Pelleg, a third-year student at Miami Law, expects to graduate in May this year. In Spring 2012, Amir participated in a semester exchange at Bond University in Queensland, Australia. In recent summers, Amir has worked as a law clerk at Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer in Tel Aviv, and at Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel in Miami.
Amir has also worked as a clerk at Legal Services of Greater Miami, providing assistance to people being evicted from subsidized housing. Last fall, Amir worked as a judicial intern for Judge William M. Hoeveler of the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Florida.
Before law school, Amir spent three-and-a-half years as a management consultant with A.T. Kearney in Chicago, working on both operations and strategic projects in the financial and retail industries. Amir also worked for Technoserve, an organization that seeks business solutions to poverty. While at Technoserve, he was stationed in Accra, Ghana, running an input credit program that provided microloans and business and technical training to rural cocoa farmers. Amir is an avid traveler, and has visited numerous countries on six continents.