Olatunde Johnson

Jerome B. Sherman Professor of Law

Office: Jerome Greene Hall Room 630
New York NY 10027
Tel: (212) 854-8387
Email: ojohns@law.columbia.edu

Assistant Info

Name: Taylor Grace Cook
Phone: (212) 854-4282
Email: tcook@law.columbia.edu
Areas of Expertise
  • Civil Procedure
  • Legislation
  • Anti-Discrimination Law
  • Equal Protection Law
  • Public Interest Law Practice


  • Stanford Law School, J.D., June 1995 Order of the Coif.
  • Yale University, B.A. Cum Laude and with Distinction in Literature, May 1989.

Detailed Biography

Law Clerk to Judge David Tatel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1995-1996.

Law Clerk to Justice John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court of the United States, 1996-1997.

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, 1997 -2001.

United States Senate Judiciary Committee, 2001-2003.

ACLU National Legal Department, Senior Consultant on Racial Justice 2003-2004.

Columbia Law School Kellis Parker Research Fellow, 2004- 2006.

Joined the Columbia faculty in 2006.