Associate Professor of Law, Washington University in St Louis
Daniel Epps, who teaches law at Washington University in St. Louis, is a nationally recognized expert on the Supreme Court and constitutional law. An experienced Supreme Court litigator, he most recently served as co-counsel for the defendant in Ocasio v. United States (2016), which addressed the scope of criminal conspiracy liability for public-sector extortion.
In 2019, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg brought new attention to court-packing plans when he put forward a proposal based on a Yale Law Journal article that Professor Epps coauthored. Epps has also written for the Harvard Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, and the NYU Law Review, as well as for the New York Times, the Washington Post, Vox, and The Atlantic.
Professor Epps has clerked for Supreme Court justice Anthony M. Kennedy and served as an appellate specialist at King & Spalding LLP in Washington, D.C. He received his AB summa cum laude from Duke University and his JD magna cum laude from Harvard Law School.