Louis D. Brandeis Visiting Professor of Law
Daniel B. Rodriguez teaches and writes in the areas of administrative law, local government law, property law, statutory interpretation, and federal and state constitutional law. He was Dean at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law from 2012 – 2018 and now serves on the faculty at Northwestern Law as Harold Washington Professor of Law. Before joining Northwestern, Rodriguez served as Minerva House Drysdale Regents Chair in Law at the University of Texas-Austin; as a Research Fellow at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy; as Dean and Warren Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of San Diego School of Law; and, as a Professor of Law at University of California, Berkeley School of Law. He has been a visiting professor at Stanford, Columbia, Virginia, USC, and the Free University of Amsterdam, and has given endowed lectures worldwide, including most recently at the University of Arkansas, UC Berkeley (Jefferson Memorial Lecture), ITAM-Mexico City, and Renmin Law School in Beijing, China. Rodriguez received his law degree, with honors, from Harvard Law School and his undergraduate degree from California State University of Long Beach.
Rodriguez was the 2014 President of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) and is currently serving as a council member of the American Law Institute, on the governing council of the American Bar Association Center on Innovation, and as an advisor to ROSS Intelligence, Inc.