Adam J. White, "The Coming Revolution in Administrative Law: Will a 20th-Century Compromise Rule the 21st Century?"
Adam J. White is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, and director of the Center for the Study of the Administrative State at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School, where he also teaches Administrative Law. He writes widely on the administrative state, the Supreme Court, the Constitution, and regulatory policy, with special focus on energy policy and financial regulation. He was recently appointed to the Administrative Conference of the United States, a federal advisory board focused on improving federal agencies' practices. He also serves on the leadership council of the American Bar Association's Administrative Law Section; on the executive committee of the Federalist Society's Administrative Law Practice Group; and on the board of directors of LandCAN, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting conservation on working lands. His articles appear in The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, Commentary, and other publications, and he is a contributing editor for National Affairs, City Journal, and The New Atlantis. He previously practiced law at Boyden Gray & Associates PLLC and Baker Botts LLP, litigating regulatory and constitutional issues. After graduating from the University of Iowa and Harvard Law School, he clerked for Judge David B. Sentelle on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Andrew Hammond is currently a Senior Lecturer and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago, where he serves as the Associate Director of the Law, Letters, and Society program. In his role Of Counsel at the Shriver Center on Poverty Law, Andrew focuses on public benefits. Previously, Andrew was a Skadden Fellow at the Shriver Center. Andrew also clerked for Chief Judge Diane P. Wood of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and Judge Robert M. Dow of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He attended Yale Law School where he served as Comments Editor of the Yale Law Journal, a Coker Fellow for Civil Procedure, and Co-Chair of the Clinical Student Board. Before law school, Andrew was the Director of Strategy at Single Stop USA where he helped implement a benefits-access program at community colleges nationwide that won a White House Social Innovation Fund award. A Harry S. Truman Scholar, Andrew has worked for several anti-poverty organizations, including the Center for the Study of Social Policy in Washington, D.C., as well as with children's rights litigators in South Africa and as a Platform Writer for the Democratic National Committee. He received his A.B. in political science from the University of Chicago and his M.Phil. in Comparative Social Policy from Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship.
Presented by the Federalist Society on February 7, 2018.