Ernie Jolly is from Brooklyn, NY. He attended Cornell University where he majored in American Studies. He has taught high school students as a biology/environmental studies instructor, and has worked as a paralegal for Morelli Ratner P.C., a products liability firm. He aspires to become a legislative counsel, focusing on tax and public finance issues. During law school, he interned for a congressional member, and blogged on tax policy issues for a Washington-based research think tank. During his second summer, he was a law clerk for the Service International Employees Union (SEIU), where he assisted both its legal department and government relations department. His Note in the Business Law Review’s vol. 2.2 focused on the political intelligence industry and how Congress should regulate the practice.