Olatunde Johnson is the Jerome B. Sherman Professor of Law at Columbia Law School where she teaches legislation, antidiscrimination law, and civil procedure, and writes about congressional power, administrative law, and inequality in the United States. Recent representative publications include: The Troubling Turn in State Preemption (co-authored, 2017), Overreach and Innovation in Equality Law (2017); and The Local Turn; Innovation & Diffusion in Equality Law (2016). Professor Johnson graduated from Yale University and from Stanford Law School. After law school, Johnson clerked for Judge David Tatel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit and for Justice John Paul Stevens on the United States Supreme Court. Prior to entering academia, Johnson served as constitutional and civil rights counsel to Senator Edward M. Kennedy on the Senate Judiciary Committee and as counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF).
Biography current as of June 19, 2018