James Macleod

Associate in Law

James Macleod

Associate in Law

Jamie Macleod is an Associate in Law at Columbia Law School. His current research concerns criminal law, torts, and statutory interpretation. Methodologically, his scholarship draws from experimental philosophy, psychology, linguistics, and legal theory.

Macleod received his J.D. in 2012 with high honors from University of Chicago Law School, where he was a Kirkland & Ellis Scholar. Prior to becoming an Associate in Law, Macleod clerked for the Honorable Raymond Lohier, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and practiced law at Williams & Connolly LLP, in Washington, DC, and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, in New York. His practice focused on white collar crime, corporate crime, mass torts, and products liability.


Belief States in Criminal Law, 68 Okla. L. Rev. 497 (2016)


University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2012

University of Michigan, B.A., 2007

LL.M. Legal Research and Writing