Gray Center Student Event: Lunch and Discussion with DOJ National Security Attorney Aram Gavoor

Monday, March 4, 2019

12:00-1:00 p.m., Hazel Hall Room 121

The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State invited students to attend the first in a series of lunchtime discussions with agency attorneys. Aram Gavoor is an adjunct professor at George Washington University School of Law and Senior Counsel for National Security in the Civil Division at the U.S. Department of Justice. He offers a wealth of knowledge about careers in administrative law in and out of government.

About Aram Gavoor

The 2017 recipient of GW Law’s Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award, Aram A. Gavoor is an advocate and scholar who specializes in administrative law, federal courts, and constitutional law. He has litigated federal court appellate and trial cases involving high profile challenges to statutes, regulations, and policies. His cases have been covered by The Washington PostThe New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalPolitico, and The Huffington Post.

He serves as Senior Counsel for National Security in the Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice. He has briefed and argued numerous cases before a majority of the United States Courts of Appeals. An avid trial advocate, he has litigated in over 30 of the 94 United States District Courts. His work includes defending class action matters involving civil rights and constitutional challenges to agency adjudications and rules. He teaches courses on constitutional law, immigration law, and evidence at the Department’s National Advocacy Center.

From 2014 to 2016, he served as Senior Counsel at the Cause of Action Institute, a nonpartisan, nonprofit public interest law firm. There, he led federal litigation and investigations relating to administrative transparency and oversight.

Professor Gavoor previously served on the law school’s adjunct faculty from 2008-2017. He currently teaches Administrative Law, Federal Courts, and Government Lawyering.