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Abbe R. Gluck

Professor of Law
Abbe R. Gluck is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School. She joined Yale Law School in 2012, having previously served on the faculty of Columbia Law School. She is an expert on Congress and the political process, legislation, federalism, state and local government, civil procedure, and health law, and is chair of Section on Legislation and the Law of the Political Process for the Association of American Law Schools.  Gluck has extensive experience working as a lawyer in all levels of government. Prior to joining Columbia, Professor Gluck served in the administration of New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine as the special counsel and senior advisor to the New Jersey Attorney General. She also served in the administration of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg—as chief of staff and counsel to the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, senior counsel in the New York City Office of Legal Counsel, and deputy special counsel to the New York City Charter Revision Commission. Prior to law school, she worked in the U.S. Senate for Senator Paul S. Sarbanes of Maryland. Before returning to government work after law school, Professor Gluck was a litigation associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. She earned B.A. degrees in English and International Studies from Yale University, summa cum laude, where she was editor in chief of the Yale Herald, and her J.D. from Yale Law School. Following law school, she clerked for then-Chief Judge Ralph K. Winter on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Professor Gluck’s recent work includes the most extensive empirical study ever conducted about the realities of the congressional law-making process. Her findings were published by the Stanford Law Review. She also was co-counsel on a Supreme Court brief in King v. Burwell, the challenge to the Affordable Care Act.

Education
J.D., Yale, 2000
B.A., Yale, 1996

Courses Taught
Legislation
Civil Procedure
Health Law