Gillian Metzger

Columbia University School of Law

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Columbia University School of Law


Gillian Metzger is the Harlan Fiske Stone Professor of Constitutional Law at Columbia Law School, where she is also a faculty co-director of Columbia’s Center for Constitutional Governance. She writes and teaches in the areas of administrative law, constitutional law, and fedreral courts, specializing on separation of powers, federalism, and privatization. Selectedrecent publications include: The Roberts Court and Administrative Law, 2016 Sup. Ct. Rev. 1 (2019); The Supreme Court 2016 Term, Foreword—1930s Redux: The Administrative State Under Siege, 131 Harv. L. Rev. 1 (2017); Internal Administrative Law, 115 Mich. L. Rev. 1239 (2017); and The Constitutional Duty to Supervise, 124 Yale L. J. 1836 (2015). She is a co-editor,with Peter L. Strauss, Todd D. Rakoff, Anne Joseph O’Connell and David Barron, of Gellhorn & Byse’s Administrative Law: Cases and Comments (12th ed., 2018). She has won Columbia Law School’s Willis Reese award for excellence in teaching, Columbia University’s faculty mentor award, and the ABA Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice annual award for scholarship.Professor Metzger is a member of the Council of the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice and is also a Senior Fellow of the Administrative Conference of the United States. Prior to coming to Columbia in 2001, Professor Metzger served as a law clerk to Justice Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Wald on the D.C. Circuit, and worked as a staff attorney at the Brennan Center for Justice.


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