Adam Winkler

Prof. Adam Winkler

Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law

Adam Winkler is a professor at UCLA School of Law. His book We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights was the winner of the 2018 Scribes Book Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the American Bar Association's Legal Gavel Award, and the California Book Award. He is also the author of Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America, which did not win any awards but was the subject of a question on the game show Jeopardy!. He is one of the twenty most cited active law professors in judicial opinions, and his writing has appeared in Wall Street Journal, New York Review of Books, Atlantic, and Scotusblog. Prior to joining the UCLA faculty, he clerked on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, practiced law in Los Angeles, and was a John M. Olin fellow at USC Law School.