Board of Directors / Clare Huntington


Clare Huntington joined WPA’s Board of Directors in January 2012.  She currently serves as the Board Vice President and sits on the Program Committee.  She is an Associate Professor at Fordham University School of Law. Professor Huntington is an expert in the fields of family law, poverty law, and immigration. Professor Huntington’s legal experience includes serving as an Attorney Advisor in the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel as well as clerking for Justice Harry A. Blackmun and Justice Stephen Breyer of the Supreme Court of the United States, Judge Merrick B. Garland of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and Judge Denise Cote of the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York.  Prior to joining the Fordham faculty in 2011, Professor Huntington was an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado Law School. Professor Huntington earned her J.D. from Columbia Law School and her B.A. from Oberlin College.

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