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Zachary D. Clopton

Zachary D. Clopton is a Public Law Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School.

Mr. Clopton earned a B.A. from Yale University, an M.Phil. in international relations from Cambridge University, where he was a Gates Foundation Scholar, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.  Mr. 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.  He also served as a Senior Fellow at the International Security & Biopolicy Institute in Chicago.  He has taught courses on international and national security law at the University of Chicago and DePaul law schools.

Mr. Clopton’s research and teaching interests include civil procedure, international law and litigation, national security, federal courts, constitutional law, election law, and foreign affairs.