Law School Proud to Welcome Two New Faculty Members: Davidson and Huntington

August 1, 2004

The Law School proudly welcomes two new faculty members as Associate Professors starting in the Fall of 2004.

Nestor Davidson attended Columbia Law School, serving as Articles Editor on the Columbia Law Review and receiving the John Ordronaux Prize for the highest grade point average in his class. After law school, Professor Davidson clerked for Judge David S. Tatel of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and for Justice David H. Souter of the Supreme Court of the United States. Professor Davidson then served as the Special Counsel to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and practiced with the firm of Latham & Watkins LLP, focusing on commercial real estate, affordable housing, and community economic development. Professor Davidson plans to focus his scholarship on property, land use, and affordable housing issues.

Clare Huntington joins the faculty after serving as an attorney advisor in the Office of Legal Counsel in the U.S. Department of Justice for four years. Before working at the Justice Department, Professor Huntington served as a law clerk to Justices Harry A. Blackmun and Stephen Breyer, Supreme Court of the United States, to Judge Merrick B. Garland, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and to Judge Denise Cote, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Before attending law school, Professor Huntington worked in New York City as a case worker for a foster care agency and as an administrator for a youth services program. For seven years Professor Huntington served on the Board of Directors of the Women's Prison Association, a social services and advocacy organization in New York City. Professor Huntington has also worked for international development agencies in India and Senegal.

Professor Huntington graduated from the Columbia Law School in 1996 and will teach Family Law, Immigration and Citizenship Law, and Constitutional Law and the Family. In addition to her teaching and scholarship activities, Professor Huntington will be heading the Juvenile and Family Law Program at the University of Colorado.