Professor Parker’s work at the Institute for Public Representation has focused on disability rights, employment discrimination, and federal administrative procedure. He also teaches Professional Responsibility, with a focus on public interest law issues. In the spring of 1990, Professor Parker studied Italian civil procedure at the Universities of Bologna and Florence, and his article comparing the law of standing in the U.S. and Italy was published in the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law in the fall of 1995 and in the Rivista di Diritto Civile in the spring of 1996. In the fall of 1997, he was a Visiting Professor at Luiss Guido Carli University in Rome. His article on the new Italian Code of Professional Responsibility for Lawyers appeared in English and Italian in the Rassegna Forense. He is a member of the Washington Council of Lawyers, the Society of American Law Teachers, and the Clinical Legal Education Association. Before joining the Law Center faculty, he was an associate with the D.C. firm of Hogan and Hartson.