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Faculty and Guest Lecturers

Instructors for the “U.S. Legal Methods: Introduction to U.S. Law” program are distinguished professors, judges and lawyers, with over 20 such professors lecturing in the program each summer.  Some of the lecturers in recent years have included the following:

  • Professor Jody S. Kraus
    Columbia University Law School; J.D., Yale
  • Professor E. Donald Elliott
    Yale Law School; J.D., Yale
  • Professor David A. Skeel
    University of Pennsylvania Law School; J.D., Virginia
  • Professor Peter L. Murray
    Harvard Law School; J.D., Harvard
  • Professor Gregory E. Maggs
    George Washington University Law School; J.D., Harvard
  • Jeffrey H. Wood, Esq.
    U.S. Department of Justice; fmr. Partner, Balch & Bingham LLP; fmr. Counsel to Senator Jeff Sessions; 2016 Trump Campaign Energy Policy Advisor
  • Professor Gregory Klass
    Georgetown University Law Center; J.D., Yale
  • Professor Arthur R. Miller
    Harvard Law School & NYU Law School; J.D., Harvard Law School
  • Honorable Frank E. Schwelb
    Judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Professor Michael Abramowicz
    George Washington University Law School; J.D., Yale
  • Joseph P. Esposito, Esq.
    Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP; J.D., New York University
  • Professor Robert Brauneis
    George Washington University Law School; J.D., Harvard
  • David Cole, Esq.
    Partner, Holland & Knight LLP; J.D., George Washington
  • Dean Susan L. Karamanian
    Associate Dean for International and Comparative Legal Studies and Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School; J.D., Texas
  • Professor Michael I. Krauss
    George Mason University Law School; LL.M., Yale
  • Honorable Rosemary M. Collyer
    Judge, United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Professor Michael Krauss
    George Mason University Law School; LL.M., Yale
  • Stephen Simpson, Esq.
    Senior Counsel, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; J.D., George Washington University
  • Sam J. Alberts, Esq.
    Partner, Dentons LLP; J.D., George Washington
  • Mark A. Srere, Esq.
    Partner, Bryan Cave LLP; J.D., Texas
  • Gerald J. Russello, Esq.
    Partner, Sidley Austin LLP; J.D., Georgetown
  • Jeffrey P. Maydew, Esq.
    Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Adj. Prof., Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M, Georgetown
  • Daniel Lewis, Esq.
    Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP; J.D., Yale
  • William Young, Esq.
    Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP; J.D., Harvard
  • Daniel E. Waltz, Esq.
    Partner, Patton Squire Sanders; J.D., Berkeley
  • Mark Thronson, Esq.
    Partner, Blank Rome LLP; J.D., George Washington
  • Professor Jonathan Turley
    George Washington University Law School; J.D., Northwestern
  • Ambassador Herman J. Cohen (Ret.)
    Fmr. Asst. Secretary of State for African Affairs, United States Department of State, Fmr. U.S. Ambassador to Senegal, Fmr. U.S. Ambassador to Gambia
  • Gregory G. Faragasso, Esq.
    Assistant Director, Division of Enforcement, United States Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Charles E. Spies, Esq.
    Partner, Clark Hill PLLC; Fmr. Counsel, Federal Election Commission; J.D., Georgetown
  • . . . and senior attorneys from a number of law firms, including: Baker & McKenzie; Shearman & Sterling; Jones Day; Hunton & Williams; Patton Squire Sanders; Sidley Austin; White & Case; Pepper Hamilton LLP; Dentons, Venable LLP and others.

The 2017 program will include many of the above lecturers as well as other distinguished professors and senior lawyers from government and private practice.