B.S.F.S., Georgetown; M.Ed., University of Missouri St. Louis; J.D., Harvard
Corey Linehan is Adjunct Professor of Law and serves as Senior Health & Education Counsel in the United States Senate. At Georgetown, his teaching focuses on the factors and skills lawyers must consider and practice in interactions with clients, coworkers, opposing counsel, and other parties in order to achieve their objectives. He has also served on teaching teams for basic and advanced negotiation courses at Harvard Law School; executive education programs at the Harvard University Program on Negotiation; and classes on mediation, leadership, and dispute resolution at other institutions.
Professor Linehan’s broader work focuses on negotiating the complex landscapes of health care and education policy. His career began in high school classrooms in St. Louis, Missouri and Madrid, Spain. He has designed dispute resolution processes for families in Washington, DC public schools, advocated for students receiving special education services in Massachusetts, and helped to prepare federal employees and agencies to mediate whistleblower retaliation cases. In his policy roles, Professor Linehan has coordinated efforts leading to historic emergency appropriations for national service programs, a new research program facilitating expanded access to investigational rare disease therapies, and requirements to strengthen partnerships between federal agencies and historically Black colleges and universities.
Professor Linehan graduated from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, magna cum laude; the University of Missouri–St. Louis College of Education; and Harvard Law School, cum laude. He is an alumnus of both AmeriCorps and the Fulbright Program and a member of the California bar. He lives in Washington with his partner, Chris, and their dog, Chloe.