About Aaron Nielson

Aaron Nielson is a law professor at Brigham Young University, where he lectures and writes in the areas of administrative law, civil procedure, federal courts, and antitrust. He was recently appointed chair of the Administrative and Management Committee of the Administrative Conference of the United States. He also co-chairs the Rulemaking Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice. Before joining BYU’s faculty, Nielson was a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He also has served as a law clerk to Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr., of the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Janice Rogers Brown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and Judge Jerry E. Smith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Written by Aaron Nielson

Point Counter Point Summer 2018

A(nother) New Plan for Clerkship Hiring

by Diane Wood and Aaron Nielson

Summer 2018 | Volume 102 Number 2