Nicholas Bagley

Professor of Law, University of Michigan

Nicholas Bagley is a professor of law at the University of Michigan Law School. He teaches and writes in the areas of health law, administrative law, and regulatory theory. Professor Bagley’s work has appeared in the Harvard Law Review, the Columbia Law Review, the Georgetown Law Journal, and the Journal on Health Politics, Policy and Law.

Before joining the law school in 2010, Nick was an attorney with the appellate staff in the Civil Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he argued a dozen cases before the courts of appeals and acted as lead counsel in many more. Professor Bagley has served as a law clerk to Justice John Paul Stevens of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Prior to getting a law degree at New York University Law School, he joined Teach For America and taught eighth-grade English at a public school in the South Bronx.

In August 2010, Professor Bagley testified before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts about agency capture. In 2012, he was the recipient of the Law School’s L. Hart Wright Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is a frequent contributor to The Incidental Economist, a prominent health policy blog.