Noah Smith-Drelich

Associate In Law; Postdoctoral Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law

Noah Smith-Drelich

Noah
Smith-Drelich
Associate In Law; Postdoctoral Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law

Noah Smith-Drelich is an Associate in Law at Columbia Law School.  His primary research concerns incentive effects in tort law, civil procedure, and health law. His publications have appeared in the Loyola Los Angeles Law Review and Public Health Nutrition (Cambridge University Press) (peer reviewed).

Before arriving at Columbia, Noah worked as a Staff Attorney for the ACLU’s North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming office and as an attorney at Korein Tillery, where he specialized in complex litigation. Noah also served as a law clerk to Judge Edmond E. Chang at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and Judge Jay S. Bybee at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Noah received his J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he was an articles editor of the Stanford Law Review and Editor in Chief of the Stanford Law and Policy Review.  Noah also received an M.S. in Environment and Resources (Health and Human Environment track) from Stanford University and a B.A. from Williams College. 

Between college and law school, Noah taught middle and high school English on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and was an Adjunct Professor in Government at Oglala Lakota College.

Education

Stanford Law School, JD, 2012
Stanford University, MS (Environment and Resources – Health and Human Environment Track), 2012
Williams College, BA, 2007

Areas of Expertise

Torts, Civil Procedure, Health Law

Publications
Courses
LL.M. Legal Research and Writing