Zephyr Teachout

Visiting Professor of Law

(spring term)


Zephyr Teachout is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Senior Counsel for Economic Justice in the Office of New York Attorney General Letitia James.

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Contact Information



Faculty Assistant


Kathi Lawton

Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D., Duke University School of Law, 1999
M.A. Duke University, 1999
B.A., Yale College, 1993

 

Courses Taught


  • Antitrust and Democracy

Zephyr Teachout is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Senior Counsel for Economic Justice in the Office of New York Attorney General Letitia James. She is also Professor of Law at Fordham Law School. A former Democratic candidate in gubernatorial and Congressional races, Teachout’s career includes academic, nonprofit, and public-interest experience. She has held visiting professorial appointments at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and Duke University School of Law, and she was previously a Fellow at Harvard Law School’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society. From 2000–2002, Teachout was a Staff Attorney at the Center for Death Penalty Litigation and served as Co-Founding Executive Director of The Fair Trial Initiative. She was the Sunlight Foundation’s first National Director and Director of Internet Organizing for Howard Dean’s 2004 presidential campaign. Teachout clerked for the Honorable Edward R. Becker of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She is a 1999 graduate of Duke University School of Law and a 1993 graduate of Yale University. She also received an M.A. from Duke University.