Susan R. Jones, Professor of Clinical Law and Director of the Small Business and Community Economic Development Clinic at GW Law, has been newly elected to the American Law Institute (ALI). ALI is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve the law. As a new member, Professor Jones will contribute her expertise to ALI’s work of clarifying the law through Restatements, Principles, and Model Codes, including the Model Penal Code.
Professor Jones joins many other members of the GW Law faculty who serve as ALI members, including Naomi Cahn, Karen Brown, Thomas Buergenthal, Steve Charnovitz, Bradford Clark, Charles B. Craver, Robert J. Cottrol, Roger A. Fairfax, Jr., Emily Hammond, Laird Kirkpatrick, Cynthia Lee, Gregory E. Maggs, Dean Blake D. Morant, Thomas Morgan, Alan B. Morrison, Sean D. Murphy, Jeffrey Rosen, Stephen A. Saltzburg, Thomas J. Schoenbaum, Daniel J. Solove, John Spanogle, and Edward T. Swaine.
"It is a great honor to join my GW colleagues as an elected member of the American Law Institute," Professor Jones says. "I look forward to contributing to the organization’s important work."
Professor Jones has held leadership positions in the American Bar Association and the Association of American Law Schools. She is the author of A Legal Guide to Microenterprise Development and co-editor of the forthcoming book Investing for Social and Economic Impact: A Guide for Lawyers and Practitioners (ABA Publishing).