Project Description

Mark Niles is Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law. He recently returned to WCL after three years as Dean and Professor of Law at Seattle University School of Law.

He teaches and specializes in civil procedure, administrative law, constitutional law, governmental liability, and law and literature. After graduating from Stanford Law School, Dean Niles served as a clerk for the Honorable Francis Murnaghan, Jr., of the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals; as a litigation associate at the D.C. firm of Hogan and Hartson; and as a staff attorney in the civil appellate division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He has also served as the Reporter for the Maryland Civil Pattern Jury Instructions Committee of the Maryland State Bar Association. He spent twelve years as a professor at WCL, the last six as full professor and associate dean for academic affairs.