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Kristen Harper

Kristen Harper

Kristen Harper serves as an Associate focusing on a portfolio of financial services and international trade.

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At a Glance

Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Services
  • International Trade


  • BA, Political Science, St. Joseph’s University


Kristen Harper serves as an Associate focused on issues related to financial services and international trade. In addition to client advocacy, Kristen is responsible for monitoring and analyzing congressional and regulatory activity, and providing clients with briefs on congressional hearings, legislation and regulation, updates on the political and electoral landscape, and regular outlooks known as “The Financial Services Week Ahead” (weekly), and “The Trade Agenda: What to Watch” (biweekly). Her work particularly is focused on implementation and reform efforts of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, as well as trade negotiations and enforcement actions.

Kristen joined Peck Madigan Jones in the summer of 2015. Prior to joining the firm, she interned in the state office of Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ).

Kristen graduated Magna Cum Laude from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, earning her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. At Saint Joseph’s, she worked as a Research Assistant to Dr. Becki Scola, where she focused on anti-hunger initiatives throughout Pennsylvania, and assisted in the publication of Dr. Scola’s book: Gender, Race, and Office Holding: Representation at the Intersections.