Law and Policy Analyst

Adam Herpolsheimer is a Law and Policy Analyst at the Policy Surveillance Program at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law Center for Public Health Law Research. Mx. Herpolsheimer is tasked with research and analysis of laws on several subjects pertaining to public health. They then turn that research and analysis into coded questions for the creation of legal datasets on LawAtlas.org.

Before starting work at the Policy Surveillance Program, Mx. Herpolsheimer was a law graduate/legal assistant at the Community Health Law Project in Elizabeth, New Jersey where the organization provided legal services for the disabled. At Rutgers Law, Mx. Herpolsheimer was one of the three inaugural Public Interest Fellows at the school’s Center for Gender, Sexuality, Law & Policy.

Mx. Herpolsheimer was an award winning law student at Rutgers Law School, earning their J.D. in 2018 while receiving the Carol Russ Memorial Prize for their demonstrated commitment to and a record of distinction in promoting women’s right through the law as well as Rutgers’ Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award in Constitutional Law. During law school, Mx. Herpolsheimer received a Graduate Certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies from Rutgers University – New Brunswick and had their note, “A Third Option: Identity Documents, Gender Non-Conformity, & the Law,” published in the Women’s Rights Law Reporter.  Prior to law school Mx. Herpolsheimer received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas in Film & Media Studies.