A.B., cum laude, M.A., Georgetown University; J.D, with honors, University of Chicago. Professor Byron is Senior Appellate Counsel with the Appellate Staff, Civil Division, of the U.S. Department of Justice. Previously, he was an associate with the firm of Mayer, Brown, & Platt, and law clerk to the Honorable Carolyn Dineen King, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.