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Luke Norris

Associate Professor of Law

Curriculum Vitae

  • Profile
    Luke Norris joined the Richmond Law faculty in 2018. He teaches and writes in the fields of civil procedure, labor and employment law, and constitutional law – with a focus on questions of political economy, democratic theory, and regulatory enforcement. His publications have appeared or are forthcoming in the Virginia Law Review, NYU Law Review, Fordham Law Review, and U.C. Irvine Law Review.

    Luke clerked for Judge Robert D. Sack and Judge Guido Calabresi, both of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and was a litigator at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. He previously served as a visiting assistant professor at Cardozo Law School and a fellow at Columbia Law School. Luke earned his J.D. from Yale Law School, his M.Sc. from Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship, and his B.A. from Gettysburg College.
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    • Bar Admissions

      New York


      United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

    • Professional Experience

      Associate Professor of Law (2021 - present)
      University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA


      Assistant Professor of Law (2018 - 2021)
      University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA


      Fellow, Center for Constitutional Governance (2017 - 2018)
      Columbia Law School


      Visiting Assistant Professor of Law (2017 - 2018)
      Cardozo Law School


      Associate in Law (2015 - 2017)
      Columbia Law School


      Litigation Associate (2014 - 2015)
      Cravath, Swaine & Moore


      Clerk, the Hon. Guido Calabresi (2013 - 2014)
      U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


      Clerk, the Hon. Robert D. Sack (2012 - 2013)
      U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

  • Publications
    Journal Articles

    The Promise and Perils of Private Enforcement, 108 Virginia Law Review (2022).

    Neoliberal Civil Procedure, 12 U.C. Irvine Law Review 471 (2022).

    The Workers' Constitution, 87 Fordham Law Review 1459 (2019).

    The Parity Principle, 93 NYU Law Review 249 (2018).

    Labor and the Origins of Civil Procedure, 92 NYU Law Review 462 (2017).

    Constitutional Economics: Lochner, Labor, and the Battle for Liberty, 28 Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities 1 (2016).

    Magazines/Trade Publications
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