Eric Elder

Assistant Professor of Law

  • J.D., Washington College of Law at American University (2009)

Courses Taught: Legal Process

Professor Elder is a 2009 graduate of the Washington College of Law at American University. As a Dean’s Fellow in the Integrated Curriculum Program there, he conducted academic skills training sessions and individual tutoring for 1L students. During law school Professor Elder interned with Judge Gerald Lee in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and later clerked for Judge William Petty on the Court of Appeals of Virginia. After working as an attorney and organizer for the United Auto Workers, he went into private practice in Richmond, Va, focusing primarily on employment law issues under the Fair Labor Standards Act. His occasional freelance writing and photography (on legal and non-legal topics) has appeared in Vice, Medium, and Atlas Obscura.

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