Stephen A. Saltzburg

Stephen A. Saltzburg

Title: Wallace and Beverley Woodbury University Professor of Law; Co-director of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Program

Telephone: 202.994.7089

B.A., Dickinson College; J.D., University of Pennsylvania

Specialties/Areas of Expertise:
Criminal law and procedure; trial advocacy; dispute resolution; attorney-client privilege; evidence; sentencing; legal ethics; civil rights; congressional matters


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Brief Bio:

  • clerked for U.S. District Judge Stanley A. Weigel in San Francisco in 1970-71 and for Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall during the 1971 term of the Supreme Court
  • named deputy assistant attorney general in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice (1988)
  • former Chair of the ABA Criminal Justice Section, of the ABA Justice Kennedy Commission, and the ABA Commission on Effective Criminal Sanctions; member of the ABA House of Delegates
  • served as chair of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group
  • appointed director of the Tax Refund Fraud Task Force (1994)