Monday, August 8, 2022
Based on my in-box and conversations with others, these were the fourteen moves that transpired this past year that were thought to be the biggest hiring coups (I usually list only ten, but this was a big year for lateral moves that caught people's attention):
*Lee Epstein (empirical legal studies, law & social science) from Washington University, St. Louis to the University of Southern California
*Jacob Goldin (tax, empirical legal studies, law & economics) from Stanford University to the University of Chicago.
*Tara Leigh Grove (federal courts, civil procedure, constitutional law) from the University of Alabama to the University of Texas, Austin.
*Woodrow Hartzog (law & technology) from Northeastern University to Boston University.
*Richard Hasen (election law, voting rights) from the University of California, Irvine to the University of California, Los Angeles.
*Daniel Hemel (tax, intellectual property) from the University of Chicago to New York University.
*Tracey Maclin (criminal procedure, constitutional law) from Boston University to the University of Florida, Gainesville.
*Thomas W. Mitchell (property, land use, remedies, rural development) from Texas A&M University to Boston College.
*Sanjukta Paul (antitrust, labor law) from Wayne State University to University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
*Jedediah Purdy (property, environmental law, constitutional law) from Columbia University back to Duke University.
*Adriana Z. Robertson (law & finance, corporate & securities law) from the University of Toronto to the University of Chicago.
*William M. Sage (health law) from the University of Texas, Austin to Texas A&M University (with joint appointments in law, medicine, and health sciences).
*Sean Seymore (patents, law & science, remedies, evidence) from the University of Notre Dame back to Vanderbilt University.
*Christopher J. Walker (administrative law) from Ohio State University to the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.