Institute for Public Representation
Georgetown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: (202) 662-9535
Fax: (202) 662-9634
Angela Campbell, Professor of Law, joined IPR in February 1988, and is head of IPR's First Amendment and Media Law Project. She graduated from UCLA School of Law in 1981 where she was editor-in-chief of the Federal Communications Law Journal. She spent two years as a Graduate Fellow at IPR, where she concentrated in the communications area and argued two cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. After leaving IPR, she worked as an associate at the firm of Fisher, Wayland, Cooper & Leader, and as an attorney at the Communications and Finance Section of the Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice. While at the Justice Department, she was involved in enforcing the consent decree in U.S. v. AT&T, filing comments with the FCC, and investigating mergers.
Professor Campbell's work at IPR is in the areas of communications law and policy. She is particularly interested in the regulation of mass media and new technologies, such as the Internet. She has published articles on media self-regulation, advertising on the Internet, U.S. and Australian children's television regulation, telephone company claims to a first amendment right to offer video programming, and teaching advanced legal writing in law school clinics. She also teaches a seminar on comparative media law. Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her two children.
Hope Babcock, Professor of Law, directs IPR's Environmental Project. She joined IPR in the fall of 1991 after being General Counsel of the National Audubon Society for five years. Professor Babcock graduated from Yale Law School in 1966. She was in private practice with LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae, in their Washington, D.C. Office, and a partner at Blum & Nash, also in Washington. Before becoming Audubon's General Counsel in 1986, Professor Babcock was Deputy Counsel and Director of the Audubon Society's Public Lands and Waters Program. She served two years in the Carter Administration as a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy and Minerals at the Department of Interior, and on the Clinton-Gore Transition Team. In addition to her extensive litigation and government relations experience, Professor Babcock has taught environmental law at Pennsylvania, Yale, Pace, Catholic, and Antioch law schools, and has published articles on environmental and natural resources law, environmental justice, Indian sovereignty, and state sovereign immunity. She also teaches courses in environmental and natural resources law at the Law Center. She has served on the boards of several public interest environmental organizations and has been on various governmental advisory committees. Her outside interests include running, tennis, swimming, and the outdoors. She has two sons, one of whom practices labor law in Washington, D.C., and three grandchildren. Professor Babcock lives with a significant other who is a semi-retired environmental policy analyst and economist , two boundlessly energetic large dogs, and an elderly cat.
David Vladeck, Professor of Law, directs the Institute's civil rights and general public interest project. Professor Vladeck joined the Law Center faculty in 2002 from Public Citizen Litigation Group, a nationally-prominent public interest law firm based in Washington, D.C. He spent over 25 years with the Litigation Group, becoming its Director in 1992. He has handled a broad range of litigation, including First Amendment, health and safety, civil rights, class actions and open government cases. He has argued a number of cases before the United States Supreme Court, state courts of last resort, and over 50 cases before the federal courts of appeal. He often testifies before Congress on regulatory and constitutional issues. His academic writing concentrates on regulatory issues, First Amendment questions, legal ethics, and matters relating to judicial administration. He has served on the Council of the Administrative Law Section of the ABA and as a Public Member of the Administrative Conference of the United States. Professor Vladeck began his legal career in 1976 as a graduate teaching fellow at the Law Center's Institute for Public Representation, and he joined the adjunct faculty in 1987. In addition to his work at the Institute, he also teaches civil procedure, federal courts, government processes, and a civil litigation seminar. Professor Vladeck is currently on leave.
Brian Wolfman, Visiting Professor of Law. Professor Wolfman joined the faculty in 2009 after spending nearly 20 years at the national public interest law firm Public Citizen Litigation Group, serving the last five years as the Litigation Group's Director. Before that, for five years, he conducted trial and appellate litigation as a staff lawyer at a rural poverty law program in Arkansas. Professor Wolfman has handled a broad range of litigation, including cases involving health and safety regulation, class action governance, court access issues, federal preemption, consumer law, public benefits law, and government transparency. He has argued five cases before the Supreme Court (winning four) and dozens of other cases before federal and state appellate courts and trial courts around the country. He directed Public Citizen's Supreme Court Assistance Project, which helps "underdog" public interest clients litigate before the U.S. Supreme Court. He has testified before Congress and federal rules committees, and he is an Advisor to the American Law Institute's project on the Principles of the Law of Aggregate Litigation. Before joining the Georgetown faculty, he regularly taught a course on appellate courts at Harvard Law School and previously taught at Georgetown, Stanford, Vanderbilt, and American. At the Institute, Professor Wolfman directs the Institute's civil rights and general public interest law project while Professor Vladeck is on leave.
Thomas Gremillion received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he served as co-chair of the International Law Society and Articles Editor for the Harvard Environmental Law Review. Prior to joining IPR, Thomas served as an associate attorney at the Southern Environmental Law Center in Chapel Hill, NC, where he specialized in transportation and land use issues. He also clerked at the Alaska Supreme Court for Justice Dana Fabe, in Anchorage, Alaska. As a law student, Thomas interned at the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (E-LAW), and at the USDOJ's Environment and Natural Resources Division Appellate Section. A native of South Carolina, Thomas graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Carolina with a B.S. in mathematics and later received his M.A. in international relations from La Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, in Quito, Ecuador.
Anne King received her J.D. with high honors from the University of Chicago in 2008. In law school she participated in the Poverty and Housing Law Clinic, the Housing Initiative Clinic, and the Workshop on Foster Care. She was president of the Public Interest Law Society and a Comments Editor for the University of Chicago Law Review. After law school she clerked for the Honorable Milton I. Shadur of the Northern District of Illinois and worked at Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago, the National Women's Law Center, and a small civil rights firm in DC. Anne received a BA from the University of Chicago in comparative literature and after college she served as a Teach for America corps member in Baltimore, MD.
Laura Moy received her J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2011. Before law school, she was the resident expert in mobile phone location data at the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, where she developed new types of trial exhibits, testified in grand jury proceedings and trials, and trained prosecutors and support staff on the usefulness and proper handling of cell site records. While in law school, Laura served as co-chair of the Prisoners' Rights and Education Project and Symposium Editor of the N.Y.U. Review of Law & Social Change. She worked as a clinical advocate at the Brennan Center for Justice, and was active in the Information Law Institute Privacy Research Group and Law Students for Human Rights. As an intern at the Software Freedom Law Center, she co-authored a paper describing legal, privacy, and security problems related to software operating on medical devices. Laura spent her summers working at the Brooklyn Family Defense Project and the Electronic Privacy Information Center. She grew up in the Washington, D.C. area and has a bachelor's degree in government and anthropology from the University of Maryland.
Margot Pollans received her J.D. magna cum laude from the New York University School of Law in 2010. At NYU, she was a Furman Scholar, a Milbank/Lederman Law and Economics Scholar, and an articles editor of the NYU Law Review. She also interned at the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development and participated in the environmental law clinic at the Natural Resources Defense Council. Prior to law school, Margot was a high school history teacher and a track and cross-country coach. She earned her B.A. in history and environmental science from Columbia University in 2004. During college, she spent a semester in an environmental field studies program at the Biopshere 2 in Arizona. Margot recently completed a clerkship for the Honorable David Tatel of the US Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She lives in Capitol Hill, volunteers for the Common Good City Farm, and coauthors a baking blog.
Blake E. Reid received his B.S. in Computer Science and his J.D., Order of the Coif, from the University of Colorado, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal on Telecommunications and High Technology Law and the President of the Technology and Intellectual Property Society. During law school, Blake served in the Samuelson-Glushko Technology Law and Policy Clinic, where he represented University of Michigan computer science professor J. Alex Halderman in a successful bid to obtain an exemption from the anti-circumvention provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. He also worked for the Chilling Effects Clearinghouse, the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship, the University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office, and the law firms of Faegre & Benson LLP and Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP. Prior to joining IPR, Blake clerked for Justice Nancy E. Rice of the Colorado Supreme Court. He is also the author of the essay "Substitution Effects: A Problematic Justification for the Third-Party Doctrine of the Fourth Amendment," published in the Journal on Telecommunications and High Technology Law.