Thomas R. Lee New Associate Dean for Faculty and Curriculum at the BYU Law School
BYU Academic Vice President John Tanner announced the appointment of Thomas R. Lee as the new associate dean for faculty and curriculum at the J. Reuben Clark Law School. Lee will assume the role from James D.Gordon III, who has agreed to serve as interim dean.
"I appreciate Tom's willingness to serve," Jim Gordon said. "He is an excellent teacher and scholar and has sound academic judgment."
Lee graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, and clerked for Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and Justice Clarence Thomas of the U.S. Supreme Court. He then practiced with the law firm of Parr, Waddoups, Brown, Gee & Loveless in Salt Lake City before joining the Law School faculty in 1997. He served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in 2004-05. His has published widely, including articles on trademark and copyright law.
Posted:July 09, 2008