Erika L. Harford graduated from Ohio University summa cum laude and received her JD from Yale Law School. She practiced law with Sidley Austin LLP for several years with a focus on business transactions, securities and professional liability litigation, and regulatory compliance. She also advised not-for-profit organizations on governance and organizational matters. More recently, she worked in a start-up division of Bloomberg LP. Ms. Harford joined the Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship in the fall of 2010. As Assistant Director, she supervises students who provide transactional legal assistance to low- to moderate-income Chicago entrepreneurs.