Erin Morrow Hawley joined the University of Missouri School of Law in 2011 following several years as an associate in the national appellate practice at King & Spalding LLP in Washington, DC. Prior to joining King & Spalding, she worked at the Department of Justice as counsel to Attorney General Michael Mukasey and at Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
Professor Hawley is a former clerk to Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. of the Supreme Court of the United States and Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Professor Hawley has briefed cases in the Supreme Court of the United States as well as numerous federal courts of appeals and state courts of last resort. She has twice argued before the D.C. Court of Appeals and also represented the United States in oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
While at Yale Law School, she served as a Coker Fellow (teaching assistant in constitutional law) and on The Yale Law Journal.
At the School of Law, Professor Hawley teaches federal income taxation, partnership tax, agricultural law and environmental law.
J.D., Yale Law School
B.S., Texas A&M University
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