Daniel Nagin

Clinical Professor of Law

Director, Community Lawyering Clinics, WilmerHale Legal Services Center


Daniel Nagin joined the Harvard Law School faculty in June 2012 as a Clinical Professor of Law and as director of community-based lawyering at HLS’s Legal Services Center. Dan came to Harvard from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he founded and directed the Family Resource Clinic and taught poverty law. His teaching and research interests include clinical education, social welfare law and policy, and legal services for veterans.

Dan holds a B.A. in History and Government, Phi Beta Kappa and with distinction in all subjects, from Cornell University, an M.A. in Education from Stanford University, and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. At the University of Chicago, he graduated with honors and received the Edwin F. Mandel Award for outstanding contributions to the clinical law program.

Areas of Interest

WilmerHale, 122 Boylston St.


Assistant: Laura Johnston / 617-390-2552