Partner, Jones Day, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.B.A., University of Texas, Austin; J.D., Stanford
B.B.A., The University of Texas at Austin; J.D., Stanford University. Professor Nager is a Partner at Jones Day. He has argued 13 cases before the...Continue Reading
B.B.A., The University of Texas at Austin; J.D., Stanford University. Professor Nager is a Partner at Jones Day. He has argued 13 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. He has argued appeals in a wide range of subject areas, including antitrust, intellectual property, government contracts, and environmental cases, among others. Professor Nager's substantive specialty is employment law, doing both litigation and counseling, with particular emphasis on the areas of age discrimination, civil rights, and employee benefits law.
In 1982-1983, Professor Nager served as a law clerk to the Honorable J. Skelly Wright, Circuit Court Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. In 1983-1984, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Sandra Day O'Connor, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
From 1995-2000, by joint appointment of the majority and minority leaders of the House and Senate, Professor Nager served as chair of the board of directors of the Office of Compliance of the U.S. Congress. This board is responsible for promulgating regulations and adjudicating cases under the Congressional Accountability Act, a federal statute that made 11 other federal labor laws applicable to employment in the federal legislative branch.
From 2006-2014, Professor Nager served on the Executive Committee of the United States Golf Association (USGA), the governing body for the game of golf. From 2006-2008, he served as the volunteer General Counsel. From 2012-2014, he served as President.
Professor Nager is a member of the ABA (Labor and Employment Law Section; formerly on the Special Committee on Government Affairs; former chairman of the Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination Subcommittee) and the District of Columbia Bar (Labor Law Section). In January 2003, The American Lawyer featured Professor Nager as one of the nation's 45 top lawyers under the age of 45. In April 2004, The Legal Times named Professor Nager as one of the top 12 employment lawyers in Washington, D.C.