Jessica Soban is the Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Admissions. Jessica is a graduate of HLS, Class of 2007 and Harvard College, Class of 2002. As a student at HLS, Jessica focused her studies in corporate and transactional law, and she was a member of La Alianza (HLS’s Latinx student organization) and Tax Help (pro bono tax preparation). Prior to attending HLS, Jessica was an Associate Consultant at Bain & Company in the Boston office. Jessica returned to Bain after graduating from HLS where she worked in the Retail, Consumer, and Industrial Practice Areas, and finally as a Manager in the Private Equity Group. Jessica was also active in recruiting and professional development at Bain, serving as the lead for diversity recruitment for North America in her final year at the firm. Jessica was thrilled when the opportunity arose in 2012 to come back and serve at HLS. Jessica is a fan of the Boston Ballet, NASCAR racing, and all New England sports teams!