Institute for Public Representation
Georgetown University Law Center
600 New Jersey Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: (202) 662-9535
Fax: (202) 662-9634
Angela Campbell, Professor of Law, joined IPR in February 1988, and is head of IPR's First Amendment and Media Law section. She graduated from UCLA School of Law in 1981 where she was editor-in-chief of the Federal Communications Law Journal. She spent two years as a Graduate Fellow at IPR, where she concentrated in the communications area and argued two cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. After leaving IPR, she worked as an associate at the firm of Fisher, Wayland, Cooper & Leader, and as an attorney at the Communications and Finance Section of the Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice. While at the Justice Department, she was involved in enforcing the consent decree in U.S. v. AT&T, filing comments with the FCC, and investigating mergers.
Professor Campbell's work at IPR is in the areas of communications law and policy. She is particularly interested in the regulation of mass media and new technologies, such as the Internet. She has published articles on media self-regulation, advertising on the Internet, U.S. and Australian children's television regulation, telephone company claims to a first amendment right to offer video programming, and teaching advanced legal writing in law school clinics. She also teaches a seminar on comparative media law. Outside the office, she enjoys spending time with her two children.
Hope Babcock, Professor of Law, directs IPR's Environmental section. She joined IPR in the fall of 1991 after being General Counsel of the National Audubon Society for five years. Professor Babcock graduated from Yale Law School in 1966. She was in private practice with LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae, in their Washington, D.C. Office, and a partner at Blum & Nash, also in Washington. Before becoming Audubon's General Counsel in 1986, Professor Babcock was Deputy Counsel and Director of the Audubon Society's Public Lands and Waters Program. She served two years in the Carter Administration as a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy and Minerals at the Department of Interior, and on the Clinton-Gore Transition Team. In addition to her extensive litigation and government relations experience, Professor Babcock has taught environmental law at Pennsylvania, Yale, Pace, Catholic, and Antioch law schools, and has published articles on environmental and natural resources law, environmental justice, Indian sovereignty, and state sovereign immunity. She also teaches courses in environmental and natural resources law at the Law Center. She has served on the boards of several public interest environmental organizations and has been on various governmental advisory committees. Her outside interests include running, tennis, swimming, and the outdoors. She has two sons, one of whom practices labor law in Washington, D.C., and three grandchildren. Professor Babcock lives with a significant other who is a semi-retired environmental policy analyst and economist , two boundlessly energetic large dogs, and an elderly cat.
David Vladeck, Professor of Law, directs the Institute's civil rights and general public interest project. Professor Vladeck joined the Law Center faculty in 2002 from Public Citizen Litigation Group, a nationally-prominent public interest law firm based in Washington, D.C. He spent over 25 years with the Litigation Group, becoming its Director in 1992. He has handled a broad range of litigation, including First Amendment, health and safety, civil rights, class actions and open government cases. He has argued a number of cases before the United States Supreme Court, state courts of last resort, and over 50 cases before the federal courts of appeal. He often testifies before Congress on regulatory and constitutional issues. His academic writing concentrates on regulatory issues, First Amendment questions, legal ethics, and matters relating to judicial administration. He has served on the Council of the Administrative Law Section of the ABA and as a Public Member of the Administrative Conference of the United States. Professor Vladeck began his legal career in 1976 as a graduate teaching fellow at the Law Center's Institute for Public Representation, and he joined the adjunct faculty in 1987. In addition to his work at the Institute, he also teaches civil procedure, federal courts, government processes, and a civil litigation seminar.
Brian Wolfman, Visiting Professor of Law. Professor Wolfman joined the faculty in 2009 after spending nearly 20 years at the national public interest law firm Public Citizen Litigation Group, serving the last five years as the Litigation Group's Director. Before that, for five years, he conducted trial and appellate litigation as a staff lawyer at a rural poverty law program in Arkansas. Professor Wolfman has handled a broad range of litigation, including cases involving health and safety regulation, class action governance, court access issues, federal preemption, consumer law, public benefits law, and government transparency. He has argued five cases before the Supreme Court (winning four) and dozens of other cases before federal and state appellate courts and trial courts around the country. He directed Public Citizen's Supreme Court Assistance Project, which helps "underdog" public interest clients litigate before the U.S. Supreme Court. He has testified before Congress and federal rules committees, and he is an Advisor to the American Law Institute's project on the Principles of the Law of Aggregate Litigation. Before joining the Georgetown faculty, he regularly taught a course on appellate courts at Harvard Law School and previously taught at Georgetown, Stanford, Vanderbilt, and American. At the Institute, Professor Wolfman directs the Institute's civil rights and general public interest law section.
Benton Senior Counselor
Andrew Jay Schwartzman, the Benton Senior Counselor, joined the Media Law and Policy Project in January, 2014. From 1978 through 2012, Schwartzman headed Media Access Project (MAP). MAP was a non-profit public interest telecommunications law firm which represented the public in promoting the First Amendment rights to speak and to hear. It sought to promote creation of a well informed electorate by insuring vigorous debate in a free marketplace of ideas. It was the chief legal strategist in efforts to oppose major media mergers and preserve policies promoting media diversity. MAP also led efforts to promote openness and innovation on broadband networks and to insure that broad and affordable public access is provided during the deployment of advanced telecommunications networks. Since 2003, Schwartzman has also taught at the Johns Hopkins University School of Arts and Sciences Department of Advanced Academic Programs. He was the Law and Regulation Contributor to Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television, and is the author of the telecommunications chapter in the Encyclopedia of the Consumer Movement. Schwartzman is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Justin Gundlach received his J.D. with honors from NYU School of Law in 2010. At NYU, he participated in the environmental law clinic at the Natural Resources Defense Council and the public policy clinic at the Brennen Center for Justice. He also led conversion of NYU's law journals to a paperless editing process and served as the NYU Environmental Law Review's online editor. After law school, he interned with the Climate Change and Energy Team at the Council on Environmental Quality and then worked as an associate at a large law firm in Washington, DC. He is barred in New York and the District of Columbia.
Thomas Gremillion received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he served as co-chair of the International Law Society and Articles Editor for the Harvard Environmental Law Review. Prior to joining IPR, Thomas served as an associate attorney at the Southern Environmental Law Center in Chapel Hill, NC, where he specialized in transportation and land use issues. He also clerked at the Alaska Supreme Court for Justice Dana Fabe, in Anchorage, Alaska. As a law student, Thomas interned at the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (E-LAW), and at the USDOJ's Environment and Natural Resources Division Appellate Section. A native of South Carolina, Thomas graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Carolina with a B.S. in mathematics and later received his M.A. in international relations from La Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, in Quito, Ecuador.
Anne King received her J.D. with high honors from the University of Chicago in 2008. In law school she participated in the Poverty and Housing Law Clinic, the Housing Initiative Clinic, and the Workshop on Foster Care. She was president of the Public Interest Law Society and a Comments Editor for the University of Chicago Law Review. After law school she clerked for the Honorable Milton I. Shadur of the Northern District of Illinois and worked at Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago, the National Women's Law Center, and a small civil rights firm in DC. Anne received a BA from the University of Chicago in comparative literature and after college she served as a Teach for America corps member in Baltimore, MD.
Aaron Mackey graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, Order of the Coif, in 2012. During his time in law school, Aaron served as a senior articles editor for the Berkeley Technology Law Journal and participated in the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic. Upon graduating law school, Aaron was the Jack Nelson Freedom of Information Legal Fellow at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. Prior to attending law school, Aaron worked as a reporter at the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson, covering local government, the military and higher education. Aaron earned his bachelor's degree in journalism and English from the University of Arizona, where he served as editor in chief of the university's independent student newspaper, the Arizona Daily Wildcat. Aaron lives in Virginia with his wife Ashley and their dog, Bailey.
Eric Null received his J.D. from Cardozo Law School in 2012, where he was Senior Articles Editor of the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal. He first became interested in communications, media, and intellectual property law as a second-year law student at Cardozo by working at various New York-based IP law firms and for prominent IP and telecommunications professors. Mr. Null's publications include legal articles and a book chapter on topics including the FCC's Open Internet Order, municipal broadband, and ICANN's New gTLD program. Mr. Null has been in Washington since graduating, and has taken various D.C.-based fellowships in the communications field, including positions at Public Knowledge and on the House of Representatives' Communications and Technology Subcommittee.