Law Students

George Washington University Law School Names Blake D. Morant New Dean
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

School officials from the George Washington University Law School have announced the newest dean and he comes from Wake Forest University’s law school, according to The GW Hatchet. Blake D. Morant will take the reigns at the law school on September 1 after spending seven years in the same position at Wake Forest. Forant is an expert in media and administrative law. The dean’s position at GW has been void of a permanent head for 18 months.

Morant is the second African-American dean in the history at GW. He is a double alumnus from the University of Virginia. He is the president-elect of the Association of American Law Schools and will be president in 2015. Morant has also spent time as the vice chair of the American Bar Association’s diversity council.

  
What
Where


Morant was a professor at multiple schools prior to taking over as dean at Wake Forest. His stops included Washington and Lee and American universities. Morant also worked two summers at the office of the general counsel at NASA.

Former dean Paul Schiff Berman was moved to the provost’s office in the fall of 2012 after some professors attempted a school-wide vote that would have removed him from his post.

By choosing Morant, the second term as interim dean for Gregory Maggs will come to an end at the end of August.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!






 

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Complex Litigation Attorney with 3-5 years of arbitration experience

USA-FL-Miami

Miami office of our client seeks complex litigation attorney with 3-5 years of law firm experience i...

Apply Now

Senior Business & Commercial Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-Irvine

Irvine office is seeking a business and commercial litigation attorney with 5+ years of experience. ...

Apply Now

Commercial Litigation Attorney with 1-3 years of experience

USA-TX-Dallas

Dallas office of our client seeks litigation attorney with 1-3 years of experience. The candidate wi...

Apply Now

Labor and Employment Attorney with 3-4 years of litigation experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of our client seeks labor and employment attorney with 3-4 years of litigation ex...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Legal Assistant- Bilingual

USA-NV-Las Vegas

Prestigious personal injury firm seeks superstar BILINGUAL legal assistant! Candidate MUST have...

Apply now

Paralegal

USA-AL-Montgomery

Overview The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking...

Apply now

Paralegal / Case Manager

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Paralegal / Case Manager The candidate will be responsible for interacting with clients to collect &...

Apply now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top