Brad Snyder is Professor of Law and Anne Fleming Research Professor at Georgetown University, where he teaches constitutional law, constitutional history, and sports law. Prior to teaching law, Professor Snyder worked as an associate at Williams & Connolly LLP and wrote two critically acclaimed books about baseball including A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood’s Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports(Viking/Penguin, 2006). After graduating from Duke, he spent 2 years as a reporter at the Baltimore Sun, where he covered the Baltimore Orioles, Baltimore city crime, and Capitol Hill. Professor Snyder has written critically acclaimed books and numerous law review articles about constitutional history. In addition to his legal scholarship, he has written for Politico, Slate, and the Washington Post.
At the Sun, Snyder decided to go to law school after witnessing his first Supreme Court oral argument about a pro football labor dispute argued by Ken Starr.
He also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Dorothy W. Nelson on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
HONORS & RECOGNITIONS
Guggenheim Fellow, 2019-2020