Debbie Shrager is Director of the Supreme Court Institute. Before coming to Georgetown she had careers as both a labor lawyer and a law librarian. Her appellate advocacy experience includes seven years at the National Labor Relations Board, Division of Enforcement Litigation, Appellate Court Branch. While at the NLRB, Professor Shrager briefed and argued cases in most of the United States Circuit Courts. More recently, she was the Deputy Chief Counsel to a member of the Federal Labor Relations Board. Professor Shrager clerked for the Honorable Hubert L. Will, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, who frequently sat by designation on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Professor Shrager was also a reference librarian at the Law Library of Congress and George Mason University Law Library, and completed a practicum at the Supreme Court of the United States Library. She taught legal research and writing at George Mason University School of Law and American University, Washington College of Law.

The Language of Law and Economics: A Dictionary, Law Library Journal, Vol. 106, No. 2, Spring 2014 (book review).
Remote moots: Preparing to argue at the Supreme Court by phone, SCOTUSblog (Aug. 4, 2021).
An Extraordinary Law Librarian, In Custodia Legis (Law Librarians of Congress) (Feb. 29, 2016).
Saying Farewell to a Classic: Saying Goodbye to, AALL Spectrum (Cover Story), Dec. 2014
In Chambers: Stories of Supreme Court Law Clerks and Their Justices, AALL Spectrum Blog, Dec. 2014 (book review).
The Googlization of Everything (And Why We Should Worry) AALL Spectrum Blog, Jun. 2011 (book review).
Moving Past Web 2.0h! An Exploratory Study of Academic Law Libraries, AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers (2010).
In the News:
Candice Norwood, “Senate confirms second ever woman solicitor general, who represents federal government before Supreme Court,” The 19th (Oct. 28, 2021).