Jason Solomon is the Executive Director of the Deborah L. Rhode Center on the Legal Profession and a Lecturer in Law. From 2013-2016, he served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and chief of staff to the dean at Stanford Law School, where he worked on a range of strategic initiatives. He has also taught doctrinal, skills-based, and experiential-learning courses at Stanford.
Most recently, he worked as the Chief Legal Officer for Summit Learning, a nonprofit partnership between Summit Public Schools, Facebook, and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative that provides a project-based curriculum and learning platform to public middle and high schools across the country. In this capacity, he served as product counsel for the engineering team on issues of data use, security and privacy, and also advised Summit’s school leaders on a range of legal issues.
Before joining Stanford, he was a tenured professor at William and Mary Law School. His research focused on the theory and practice of civil justice, and he taught Torts, Employment Law and Administrative Law. He began his academic career at the University of Georgia, and before entering the legal academy, he served as Counselor and Chief of Staff to the President of Harvard University.
Earlier in his career, he worked as a law clerk for two federal judges, and as an aide at the White House and U.S. Treasury Department. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Columbia Law School, where he was Notes Editor on the Law Review.