The author currently is an associate professor of law at the University of Missouri. He previously held academic positions as assistant professor at the University of Georgia and Louisiana State University.

Following his graduation from St. Paul’s School (Concord, N.H.), he became a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, from which he received an S.B. and an S.M., each in Mechanical Engineering.  While at M.I.T., he first enrolled before the age of 18 in a class ultimately applied to satisfy a requirement for his S.M. (masters) degree.  Following his graduation from M.I.T., he earned a J.D. from the University of Virginia.  After his graduation from law school, he was associated with Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York City.

Observations made on this site are the personal observations of the author.  They do not purport to be observations attributable to the the author’s employer.

The author is not engaged in the private practice of law, and does not provide legal advice to individuals (so there’s no need for a non-lawyer to contact him about that).  This site is intended to provide academic commentary on the law, and is not intended to provide legal advice.  Persons seeking legal advice should consult a lawyer practicing in the relevant jurisdiction.