Conor Clarke


Conor Clarke is a Ph.D. in Law candidate at Yale. His major research interests are tax law, tax policy, organizational law, empirical legal studies, and law and economics. He holds a B.A. from Amherst College and a J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was awarded the Ralph K. Winter Prize in Law and Economics and served as Articles and Essays Editor for the Yale Law Journal. He spent his summers with the appellate staff of the Department of Justice's Civil Division and the tax group of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. He is currently serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit.

Prior to law school, Conor was a Marshall Scholar in the United Kingdom, where he earned a Master’s degree in economics from the University of Birmingham and a Master’s degree in quantitative political science from the London School of Economics. He also spent several years as a writer and editor for The Atlantic, the New Republic, and The Guardian.

Doctoral Committee
Professors Michael Graetz, Yair Listokin, Anne Alstott, and Ian Ayres

Education
J.D., Yale Law School
MRes (Quantitative Methods in Political Science), London School of Economics
M.Sc. (Economics), University of Birmingham
B.A. (Social Theory), Amherst College

Curriculum Vitae