Jon Michaels is Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law. His recent writings on constitutional and administrative law, national security law, bureaucracy, presidential power, and privatization have appeared in Foreign Affairs, the Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, University of Chicago Law Review, Columbia Law Review, the Guardian, and the Los Angeles Times.
Michaels is a graduate of Williams College, Oxford University, where he was a Marshall Scholar, and Yale Law School, where he served as articles editor for the Yale Law Journal. Michaels clerked first for Judge Guido Calabresi of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and then for Justice David Souter of the U.S. Supreme Court. Immediately prior to his appointment at UCLA, Michaels worked as an associate in Arnold & Porter’s National Security Law and Public Policy Group in Washington, D.C.
A two-time winner of the American Constitution Society’s Cudahy Award for scholarly excellence in administrative law, Michaels is a frequent legal affairs commentator for national and local media outlets.