William Ford received his law degree from the University of Chicago in 2003, where
he was the symposium editor for the University of Chicago Legal Forum and co-chair of the
Hinton Moot Court Competition. After law school, Professor Ford worked for the Los
Angeles firm of Irell & Manella, and then returned to the University of Chicago Law
School as a Bigelow Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Law.
Professor Ford came to John Marshall as a visiting professor in 2006 and joined the
full-time faculty in 2007. He teaches Computer and Video Game Law, Contracts I,
Constitutional Theory, Intellectual Property Survey, and Right of Publicity and
Protection of Personality.
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