David Schleicher to Join Yale Law School Faculty in July as Associate Professor of Law

Dean Robert C. Post ’77 has announced the appointment of David Schleicher to the Yale Law School faculty. He will join as an associate professor of law, effective July 1, 2015.

Schleicher is an expert in civil procedure, election law, and local government law. He was previously an associate professor of law at George Mason University School of Law, where he received the George Mason University Teaching Excellence Award. He has also taught at New York University School of Law and Harvard Law School.

He was a clerk for Judge Carlos Lucero at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and an associate with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

“David is one of the nation’s most promising young scholars in the area of urban government,” said Dean Robert Post. “He is an exciting teacher, a brilliant scholar, and will be a tremendous addition to our faculty.”

Schleicher received an A.B. degree in economics and government from Dartmouth College, a M.Sc. in economics from the London School of Economics, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

His writing has been widely published in law journals as well as in The Atlantic, the San Francisco Chronicle, and on a number of blogs.