Roger Ford received an S.B. in chemistry from MIT in 2002 and a J.D., with honors, from the Law School in 2005. At the Law School, he was a member of the Law Review, was an MVP² Fellow in the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics, and was elected to the Order of the Coif.
After law school he clerked for Chief Judge Frank Easterbrook of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, practiced intellectual-property and privacy law at Covington & Burling LLP, taught federal courts at the George Mason University School of Law, and served as a Microsoft Research Fellow in the Information Law Institute at the New York University School of Law.
His research interests include intellectual property, information privacy, property, antitrust, and criminal law and procedure, with a particular emphasis on how these areas of law are affected by changing technology.