Brianne Gorod

Appellate Counsel, Constitutional Accountability Center

Brianne is Constitutional Accountability Center’s Appellate Counsel.  Brianne joined CAC from private practice at O'Melveny & Myers (OMM), where she was Counsel in the firm’s Supreme Court and appellate practice.  From 2009-11, prior to joining OMM, Brianne was an Attorney-Adviser in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice.  She also served as a law clerk for Justice Stephen Breyer on the U.S. Supreme Court, a law clerk for Judge Robert A. Katzmann on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and a law clerk for Judge Jed S. Rakoff on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.  Brianne’s academic writings have appeared in the Yale Law Journal, the Duke Law Journal, the Northwestern University Law Review, the Washington Law Review, the American University Law Review, and the Yale Law & Policy Review. Brianne received her J.D. from Yale Law School and her M.A./B.S. from Emory University.  Her master's thesis in political science examined judicial behavior on the U.S. Supreme Court. 

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Publications and Multimedia
Suspension of Laws: What are the Limits of Executive Authority? - Event Audio/Video
Second Annual Executive Branch Review Conference
May 14, 2014