H. Temi Adeniji: Co-Chair

Kirkland & Ellis LLP


Temi graduated from Princeton University in 2009 and received both a JD from Columbia Law School and an LLM in International Commercial Law from University College London in 2012. She is currently an associate in the Finance Group at Shearman & Sterling LLP. Temi became interested in the failings of the criminal justice system in the US particularly with respect to youthful offenders while in law school and during her Master’s program, and her involvement with Youth Represent stems from the desire to play a meaningful role in an organization with an innovative approach towards youth defense and advocacy.