David Dana
David Dana

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs: Faculty and Research
Professor of Law, Northwestern School of Law
Professor of Strategy (Courtesy)

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David Dana is Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs: Faculty and Research at the Northwestern University Law School. He is a leading scholar in the fields of environmental, property, intellectual property, and professional responsibility law. Before becoming a professor, he was an environmental litigator in both the private (Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering) and public (U.S. Department of Justice) sectors.

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J.D., 1988, Law, Harvard University, magna cum laude
M.A., B.A., 1985, Social Studies, Harvard University, summa cum laude

Academic Positions
Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law, Law, Northwestern University, 2004-present
Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, 2003-2003
Visiting Professor of Law, Tel-Aviv University, 1999-1999
Visiting Associate Professor of Law, School of Law, University of Viriginia, 1997-1997
Associate Professor of Law, then Professor of Law, School of Law, Boston University, 1993-1999

Other Professional Experience
Trial Attorney, U.S. Dept. of Justice, 1991-1993
Associate, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, 1989-1991
Judicial Law Clerk, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1988-1989

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