Jonathan R. Siegel

Jonathan Siegel

Jonathan R. Siegel

The Freda H. Alverson Dean's Research Professor of Law and the F. Elwood and Eleanor Davis Research Professor of Law


Office Phone: (202) 994-7453
Fax: (202) 994-5614
Law School Complex 20th Street, NW between G & H Streets, NW Washington DC 20052

Jonathan R. Siegel joined the law school in 1995, following four years as a member of the Appellate Staff, Civil Division, of the U.S. Department of Justice. At Justice, he briefed and argued appellate cases on behalf of the president and numerous other government officials and agencies. Prior to that, he served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Patricia M. Wald of the District of Columbia Circuit. Professor Siegel’s interests include civil procedure, federal jurisdiction, administrative law, and intellectual property.


In the News

"Yes, You Are Legally Required to Pay Your Taxes"

Jonathan Siegel was quoted by the Associated Press regarding the misinformation that there is no law requiring individuals to pay income taxes.

"Texas Abortion Law Again In Effect After Appeals Court Temporarily Pauses Injunction Against State"

Jonathan R. Siegel is quoted in the Wall Street Journal about the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of...

"VERIFY: No, the Filibuster Does Not Appear Anywhere in the Constitution"

Jonathan R. Siegel discusses with WUSA9 the origin of the filibuster and whether it is listed anywhere...

BA Harvard University; JD, Yale University