Caroline J. Anderson
Trial Attorney, Federal Programs Branch, U.S. Department of Justice, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Stanford; M. Sc., London School of Economics; J.D., Harvard
Professor Anderson is a Trial Attorney with the United States Department of Justice, Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch, where her work focuses primarily on defending...Continue Reading
Professor Anderson is a Trial Attorney with the United States Department of Justice, Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch, where her work focuses primarily on defending federal statutes, regulations, and agency actions in cases involving matters of constitutional and administrative law. She also served as Deputy Associate Counsel at the White House from August 2016 through January 2017. Among other cases, Professor Anderson has defended the United States in a case challenging a statute governing absentee voting abroad, the Department of Treasury in litigation related to its purchase of preferred stock in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Office of Foreign Assets Control in a novel sanctions enforcement matter, and the National Security Agency in various Fourth Amendment challenges. Professor Anderson also advises the Department of State and Department of Treasury regarding the legal sufficiency of proposed sanctions designations. Before joining the Department of Justice, Professor Anderson clerked for Judge Miriam Cedarbaum on the Sourthern District of New York and Judge Joel Flaum on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.