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About Christopher J. Walker

Professor Christopher J. Walker joined the faculty at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2012. Prior to joining the Moritz faculty, he clerked for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Professor Walker also previously worked for several years at a litigation boutique in Washington, D.C. as well as on the Civil Appellate Staff at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he represented federal agencies and defended federal regulations in a variety of contexts.
At Moritz, Professor Walker teaches Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Litigation, Legislation, and State and Local Government Law. He also directs the Moritz Washington, D.C., Summer Program at which he teaches a course entitled the Ethics of Washington Lawyering.
Outside the law school, Professor Walker serves as Council Member and Co-Chair of the Adjudication Committee within the American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice and as a member of the Ohio State Bar Association’s Administrative Agency Law Specialty Board. He is also a regular blogger at the Yale Journal on Regulation and the section editor for Jotwell’s Administrative Law Section.


2016 Present Associate Professor of Law (with tenure), The Ohio State University
Present Director, Moritz Washington DC Summer Program, The Ohio State University
20122016 Assistant Professor of Law, The Ohio State University

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Administrative Law, Constitutional Litigation, and Legislation and Regulation

Contact Information

Michael E. Moritz College of Law
The Ohio State University
469 Drinko Hall
55 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1391
Phone: (614) 247-1898
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