Special Assistant to the Dean and Lecturer in Law
Jason Solomon is Special Assistant to the Dean at Stanford Law School, where he works on a range of issues affecting the future of the law school. He is also on leave as Associate Professor at the William and Mary School of Law, where he has taught since 2010. Before that, he was an Assistant Professor at the University of Georgia School of Law from 2005-2010, where he received the John C. O’Byrne Award for his contributions to student-faculty relations. Solomon’s scholarship focuses on the theory and practice of civil justice, and he has taught a variety of courses that include Torts, Employment Law, and Administrative Law.
Solomon graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and received his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a James Kent Scholar and Notes Editor on the Columbia Law Review. He clerked for Judge Chester Straub of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Judge John Gleeson of the Eastern District of New York.
Earlier in his career, Solomon served as Chief of Staff and Counselor to the President of Harvard University and worked in the White House and U.S. Treasury Department.