Professor of Law
Robert and Marion Short Scholar
Prof. Pojanowski earned his A.B. in Public Policy with highest honors from Princeton University and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2004, where he was Articles Co-Chair for the Harvard Law Review. After law school, he served as a law clerk to then-Judge John Roberts on the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and then to Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court of the United States. He then practiced law with Latham & Watkins in Washington, D.C., where he specialized in appellate litigation and administrative-law matters.
Courses TaughtLAW60901, Torts
LAW70315, Administrative Law
LAW70825, Advanced Jurisprudence: Common Law Theory
ScholarshipReading Statutes in the Common Law Tradition), 101 Va. L. Rev. 1357 (2015)
Redrawing the Dividing Lines between Natural Law and Positivism(s), 101 Va. L. Rev. 1023 (2015)
Private Law in the Gaps, 82 Fordham L. Rev. 1689 (2014).
Statutes in Common Law Courts, 91 Tex. L. Rev. 479 (2013).
Legal Thought in Enlightenment’s Wake, 4 Jurisprudence 158 (2013).
Administrative Change, 59 UCLA Law Review 112 (2011) (with Randy J. Kozel).
Reason and Reasonableness in Review of Agency Decisions, 104 Nw. U. L. Rev. 799 (2010).
Areas of Expertise
- Administrative Law
- Statutory Interpretation
- Supreme Court of the United States