John Terry Dundon is an attorney and language instructor with experience teaching both English and law in a variety of institutional contexts in the U.S. and abroad. Prior to his teaching career, Professor Dundon practiced as an attorney at the law firms of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. His practice at all three firms focused on private equity fund formation and management. Professor Dundon also served as a judicial law clerk on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, and he maintains active bar admission in New York, the District of Columbia, and California.

Professor Dundon received a B.A. in philosophy and French from the University of Virginia, a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School, and an M.A. in applied linguistics from Columbia University. He is currently pursuing a doctorate in sociolinguistics at Georgetown University’s Linguistics Department, where his research focuses on language policy, discourse analysis, and the intersections of law and language.