Harvard Law School


Faculty Disclosures re: Related Outside Interests and Activities

Name: Benjamin Eidelson

Institution: Harvard Law School

HLS Title: Assistant Professor of Law

Client/Interest Role/Interest Issue/Matter Dates
GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), National Center for Lesbian Rights, and Plaintiffs Jane Doe 2 et al. Counsel I am serving as co-counsel for the plaintiffs in Doe v. Trump, No. 1:17-cv-01597 (D.D.C.). The case involves a constitutional challenge to the Department of Defense policy barring open military service by transgender individuals. I previously represented the same parties in the same matter during my time in private practice. March 2019 - ongoing
Respondents in Trump v. NAACP Counsel I am serving as co-counsel for some respondents in the consolidated case of Trump v. NAACP (No. 18-588, U.S. Sup. Ct.). The case concerns an Administrative Procedure Act challenge to the rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. I previously represented the same parties in the D.C. Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia during my time in private practice. July 2019 - June 2020
Jenner & Block LLP Counsel As an Associate in the Appellate and Supreme Court Practice at Jenner & Block LLP, I represented individuals, businesses, and other organizations in a wide variety of matters, as both plaintiffs and defendants, in the federal and state courts. The majority of my work involved questions of constitutional law, administrative law, and statutory interpretation. October 2017 - June 2019
Justice Elena Kagan Gov't Official Law Clerk July 2016 - July 2017

Last Updated: July 02, 2020