Mary Charmel M. Samonte holds a double degree in law with an LL.M. in European Law from Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas and a Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law in New York City which she completed in 2019. She recently passed the July 2019 New York State Bar Exam and is currently in the process of getting admitted as an attorney in New York. Her academic background on both the EU and US legal systems offers a unique perspective on multi-jurisdictional cases affecting both jurisdictions. Her research interests involve legal tech, AI, data privacy protection, environmental law, and migration law.