Jason Solomon is Special Assistant to the Dean and Lecturer at Law at Stanford Law School, where he works on a range of issues affecting the future of the law school. Before joining Stanford in 2013, he was a tenured Associate Professor at the William and Mary School of Law and Assistant Professor at the University of Georgia School of Law, where he received the John C. O’Byrne Award for his contributions to student-faculty relations. Before entering the legal academy, Solomon served as Chief of Staff and Counselor to the President of Harvard University.
Solomon’s scholarship focuses on the theory and practice of civil justice, and he has taught a variety of courses including Torts, Employment Law, Administrative Law and Statutory Interpretation.
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 worked in the U.S. Treasury Department, the White House, and on state and national political campaigns.