William J. Haun
William J. Haun is a law clerk to a federal district court judge for the 2013-2014 term. He also clerked for an administrative law judge at the U.S. Department of Labor for 2012-2013. Mr. Haun received his B.A. cum laude from American University, and his J.D. cum laude from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. While in law school, he was a published member of the Catholic University Law Review, a national symposium executive editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, and an award-winning Federalist Society chapter president. As a research assistant to Professor Mark Rienzi, Mr. Haun aided in religious liberty litigation throughout state and federal courts, including HHS mandate challenges and McCullen v. Coakley, which the U.S. Supreme Court will decide during its 2013-2014 term. Mr. Haun also externed in the Public Integrity Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Maryland, for two Article I federal judges, and under former U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese at the Heritage Foundation. Mr. Haun received the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship, and a John Marshall Fellowship with the Claremont Institute. He’s been published on various matters of law and policy at National Review Online, Public Discourse, and other outlets. He lives with his wife in Chevy Chase, Maryland.