Photo of Brian BurgessBrian Burgess '09 will serve as assistant to Neal Katyal, the acting Solicitor General of the United States, for one year, starting in July 2011. Burgess, a former Furman Fellow, clerked for Judge Guido Calabresi of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals during the 2009-10 session and is currently clerking for Judge David S. Tatel of the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

As a student, Burgess worked as a research assistant to both Dean Richard Revesz and Jacob D. Fuchsberg Professor of Law Barry Friedman. His paper “Limiting Preemption in Environmental Law: An Analysis of the Cost-Externalization Argument and California Assembly Bill 1493” from the April 2009 NYU Law Review won the Judge Rose L. & Herbert Rubin Law Review Prize for most outstanding Law Review note in international, commercial or public law.

Posted December 7, 2010