GW Law faculty members are leaders in their fields, scholars and practitioners with real-world legal experience and strong reputations in the legal community. Regardless of specialty, every faculty member is devoted first and foremost to teaching.

Our faculty members are respected scholars and authors of leading casebooks and works for general readership alike. Many remain involved in practice, whether arguing cases before the Supreme Court or serving as counsel to foreign governments. They are among the most cited law faculty in the nation, regularly appearing in print, online and on-air in world-renowned media outlets.

GW Law has approximately 84 full-time Faculty, 20 Deans, and 250 adjuncts providing instruction to our students. With a 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio and a commitment to offer many small, seminar-style courses, GW Law ensures students have meaningful and frequent access to their professors. With years of experience at the bar and bench, our professors bring valuable insight to the classroom, impacting the life and education of each student as they influence and inform national and international legal opinion.

Faculty in the News

Four Questions with Dmitry Karshtedt

Professor Dmitry Karshtedt, an expert in patent law, joined the law school this past fall from the Center for Law and the Biosciences at Stanford Law School.

"GOP Candidates Won't Promise to End Porn"

Jonathan Turley is quoted in U.S. News & World Report about the political will to ban internet pornography.

“Calling Out Corruption”

Jessica Tillipman is interviewed on NPR about the Supreme Court hearing former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell’s corruption appeal.

"Jeb’s White House Run Is Over. Hold On, Not So Fast…"

Neil Buchanan writes in Newsweek about Jeb Bush’s presidential bid.