Trevor Morrison

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Trevor Morrison
Dean of New York University School of Law
Assumed office
June 1, 2013
Preceded byRichard Revesz
Personal details
Born1972 (age 46–47)
Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
Alma materUniversity of British Columbia (B.A.)
Columbia University (J.D.)
OccupationLawyer, Educator

Trevor W. Morrison (born 1972) is the dean of the New York University School of Law.[1] He was previously a professor at Columbia Law School and Cornell Law School, and an associate counsel to U.S. President Barack Obama.


Morrison was born in Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada. He received his B.A. in History (with Honors) from the University of British Columbia. In 1998, he received his J.D. degree from Columbia Law School.[1][2]

After law school, he clerked for Judge Betty Fletcher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit from 1998 to 1999, and then for Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the Supreme Court of the United States from 2002 to 2003.[3]

He is a member of the American Law Institute, and in 2016 was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.[4]


  1. ^ a b Lattman, Peter (4 April 2013). "Columbia Professor Is Chosen Dean of N.Y.U.'s Law School". The New York Times.
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  3. ^ Patrice, Joe (April 5, 2013). "Prep the White Smoke! NYU School of Law Has a New Dean". Retrieved December 11, 2017.
  4. ^ "ALI Members Elected to the AAAS". American Law Institute. April 25, 2016. Retrieved December 11, 2017.
Academic offices
Preceded by
Richard Revesz
Dean of New York University School of Law