Shane Coughlin is from Hudson, New Hampshire. He graduated summa cum laude from Saint Michael’s College in 2020, majoring in Political Science and Philosophy. Shane served on Saint Michael’s student government executive board and was an elected member of his hometown’s Ethics Committee from 2019-2020. During his 1L summer, Shane served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Joseph N. Laplante of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire. In addition to Law Review, Shane is an oralist on the Notre Dame Moot Court Board and is part of the First Generation Professionals organization. In his free time, Shane enjoys playing board games, exploring trails, and thrift shopping for vinyl records.