Faculty Colloquium: Zachary Clopton (Northwestern)

Faculty Colloquium: Zachary Clopton (Northwestern)

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  • Friday, April 23, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.



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Zachary Clopton

Professor of Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Zachary D. Clopton joined Northwestern Pritzker School of Law as a Professor of Law in 2019. His research and teaching interests include civil procedure, complex litigation, international litigation, and national security law.

Clopton clerked for the Honorable Diane P. Wood of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Chicago and he worked in the national security group at Wilmer Hale in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining Northwestern, Clopton was as an Associate Professor of Law at Cornell Law School. He also was a Public Law Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School.

Clopton’s recent scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in the Stanford Law ReviewNYU Law ReviewUniversity of Chicago Law ReviewMichigan Law Review, California Law Review, and Cornell Law Review, among others. Clopton’s public writing has appeared in SlatePoliticoThe Hill, and others.

Clopton earned a BA from Yale University, an MPhil in International Relations from Cambridge University, where he was a Gates Foundation Scholar, and a JD from Harvard Law School.

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