James Toomey is a third-year law student at Harvard Law School. His fellowship project seeks to understand the perspectives of seniors on when and how the law should intervene in their decision-making if they were to develop dementia. Previously, he worked on issues related to the financial exploitation of seniors with Professor Francis Shen and at SIFMA. James graduated from Cornell University in 2016 with a B.A. in Government and English. In law school, he traveled to Switzerland in January 2018 with the Cravath International Travel Fellowship to study the Swiss constitutional regulation of biotechnology. His research interests include bioethics, regulation of biotechnology, elder law, and law enforcement.