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 and tort law. He 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.


Ordinary Causation, 94 Indiana Law Journal _ (forthcoming, 2019)

Reporting Certainty, 2018 BYU Law Review _ (forthcoming, 2019)

Belief States in Criminal Law, 68 Oklahoma Law Review 497 (2016)


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

University of Michigan, B.A., 2007

LL.M. Legal Research and Writing