Professor Zachary Price began teaching at UC Hastings as a Visiting Assistant Professor in 2013, following a one-year fellowship at the Stanford Law School Constitutional Law Center. Before entering academics, Professor Price served for three years as an attorney in the Office of Legal Counsel, a component of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. that provides authoritative legal advice to the President, Attorney General, and executive branch agencies. He has also worked as a litigator in private practice and clerked at all three levels of the federal judiciary, for Judge Catherine C. Blake of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Judge David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court. He graduated from Harvard Law School magna cum laude in 2003 and from Stanford University with honors and distinction in 1998.
Professor Price’s research focuses on questions of constitutional structure. His interests include constitutional law, civil procedure, statutory interpretation, and federal Indian law. His prior work has appeared in the Columbia Law Review, New York University Law Review Online, and the Vanderbilt Law Review.