Monday, August 3, 2020
Based on my in-box and conversations with others, these were the ten moves that transpired this past year that were thought to be the biggest hiring coups (I omit any lateral moves my school was part of and those that won't officially happen until 2021):
*Kimberly Kessler Ferzan (criminal law, law & philosophy) from the University of Virginia to the University of Pennsylvania.
*Tara Leigh Grove (federal courts, constitutional law, civil procedure) from College of William & Mary to the University of Alabama.
*Alexandra Natapoff (criminal law & procedure) from the University of California, Irvine to Harvard University.
*Michael Pardo (evidence, law & philosophy, law & neuroscience) from the University of Alabama to Georgetown University.
*Frank Pasquale (law & technology, cyberlaw, privacy, health law) from the University of Maryland to Brooklyn Law School.
*Christopher Robertson (health law, bioethics, torts) from the University of Arizona to Boston University.
*Lawrence Solum (constitutional law & theory, civil procedure, law & philosophy) from Georgetown University to the University of Virginia.
*A. Benjamin Spencer (civil procedure, federal courts, military law) from the University of Virginia to the College of William & Mary (to become Dean).
*Karen Tani (legal history) from the University of California, Berkeley to the University of Pennsylvania.
*Hannah Wiseman (energy law, environmental law, administrative law) from Florida State University to Pennsylvania State University, University Park.