Michael L. Rich, Jennings Professor of Law
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Before joining academia, Rich practiced at the Cincinnati law firm of Vorys Sater Seymour & Pease LLP, where he worked mainly on government fraud litigation under the civil False Claims Act, civil rights litigation, and white-collar criminal cases. In addition, he served as law clerk to Judge Susan J. Dlott of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Rich began his legal career at the New York City law firm of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, where his practice focused on the litigation of claims under the First Amendment seeking access to public property and public accommodations. Prior to joining Elon Law, Rich served as an Assistant Professor of Law at Capital University Law School, where he taught courses in criminal law, evidence, and professional responsibility.
Rich’s areas of research include the philosophical boundaries of criminal law, civil and criminal white-collar litigation, police investigatory methods, and government fraud. His publications include, Should We Make Crime Impossible?, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, 2013, and Brass Rings and Red-Headed Stepchildren, American University Law Review, 2012. Rich received his J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.A., magna cum laude, in Physics and English from the University of Delaware.