Bridget A. Fahey

Bridget Fahey

Assistant Professor of Law

Bridget Fahey is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, where she teaches constitutional law and contract law.  Her research focuses on the theory and practice of federalism.

Her most recent article, Federalism by Contract, shows that domestic governments use contract-like instruments to structure intergovernmental programs and transact in a wide range of governmental powers.

Bridget graduated from the University of Chicago with a BA in Political Science in 2008 and from Yale Law School in 2014.  Before joining the faculty, she represented cities and Native American tribes in private practice at WilmerHale, held a fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and was a law clerk, most recently for Justice Sotomayor on the Supreme Court of the United States.