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Todd D Peterson Faculty Member

Positions

  • Carville Dickinson Benson Research Professor and Professor of Law, LAW , Law 1987 -
  • Professor of Law, LAW , Law 2002 -
  • Co-Director, George Washington University Law School Inns of Court Program, LAW , Law 2012 -
  • Co-Director - The George Washington University Inns of Court Program, LAW , Law 2013 -
  • Director -- The George Washington Law School Foundations of Practice Program, LAW , Law 2016 -
  • Co-Director -- The George Washington Law School Upper Level Foundations of Practice Program, LAW , Law 2019 -
Todd D. Peterson Todd D. Peterson Title: Carville Dickinson Benson Research Professor Address: 2000 H Street, NW Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 Phone: 202-994-1004 Fax: 202-994-9817 Email: tpeter@law.gwu.edu Todd David Peterson Is the Carville Dickinson Benson Research Professor of Law. He joined the law school faculty in 1987. Earlier, he had been a partner at the Washington, D.C., firm of Ross, Dixon & Masback, where he specialized in commercial litigation. Professor Peterson also served as an attorney adviser in the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel, which is responsible for providing advice to the attorney general and White House on constitutional law issues. He began practice in the fields of administrative and commercial litigation at the D.C. firm of Crowell & Moring. Professor Peterson has served as a consultant to the National Commission on Judicial Discipline and Removal and as co-chair of the D.C. Circuit Special Committee on Race and Ethnic Bias. From 1997 to 1999, Professor Peterson returned to the Office of Legal Counsel to serve as deputy assistant attorney general. Professor Peterson teaches civil procedure, professional identity formation, and separation of powers. He writes principally in the areas of law student well-being, professional identity formation, separation of powers and the federal judicial system.

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