Professor Andrew M. Siegel joined the Seattle University School of Law faculty as an Associate Professor in the fall of 2007, after five years of teaching at the University of South Carolina School of Law. Before entering the legal academy, Professor Siegel served as a law clerk to Judge Pierre N. Leval of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and to Justice John Paul Stevens of the United States Supreme Court. In addition, Professor Siegel practiced as a litigation associate in the New York office of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering.
Professor Siegel researches and writes about constitutional theory, contemporary constitutional and public law, American legal history, and criminal procedure. His recent articles include "The Court Against the Courts: Hostility to Litigation as an Organizing Theme in the Rehnquist Court's Jurisprudence," 84 Tex. L. Rev. 1097 (2006) and "Equal Protection Unmodified: Justice John Paul Stevens and the Case for Unmediated Constitutional Interpretation," 74 Fordham L. Rev. 2339 (2006).
While at the University of South Carolina, Professor Siegel chaired the American Bar Association's South Carolina Death Penalty Assessment Team and served as a member of the Young Scholars and Program Committees of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools. He is also a frequent commentator on constitutional issues and the United States Supreme Court for both local and national news organizations.
B.A., Yale University
M.A., Princeton University
J.D., New York University School of Law