Professor Alan Morrison, Founder, Public Citizen Litigation Group & Senior Lecturer, Stanford Law School
Regarded as one of the most respected lawyers to argue before the U.S. Supreme Court, Alan Morrison focuses his scholarship on separation-of-powers issues, administrative law, and public interest law. He worked for over 30 years in the public interest engaging in a wide range of law reform litigation and brought cases to trial in areas affecting the separation of powers, the legal profession, and the control of federal regulatory agencies, among others. He is a member and past president of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers and an elected member of the American Law Institute. Before joining the Stanford Law School faculty in 2004, Professor Morrison was the director of Public Citizen Litigation Group, the Washington, D.C.-based consumer rights advocacy group he cofounded with Ralph Nader in 1972, and an assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York. He has taught at New York University Law School, Harvard Law School, and the University of Hawaii.