Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Anthony Niedwiecki, a former President of the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) and former Director of the Lawyering Skills Program at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, will be the next dean at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco.
Niedwiecki had joined the faculty of The John Marshall Law School in 2010 as an associate professor. He was the Director of the Lawyering Skills Program and also taught Employment Discrimination and a Sexual Orientation Law Seminar. In 2015, he was named as the school's Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, in which he oversaw John Marshall's curriculum, accreditation process, bar preparation program, distance education, and experiential learning program.
Niedwiecki received a bachelor's degree from Wayne State University, a J.D. from Tulane University Law School, and an LL.M. from Temple University Beasley School of Law. Before teaching, he was a commercial litigation attorney at Mayer Brown's Houston office and a labor and employment attorney with Gardere & Wynne in Dallas. He also taught at Arizona State University and returned to Temple before joining the faculty at Nova Southeastern University's Shepard Broad Law Center in 2003, where he was an associate professor and director of the Lawyering Skills and Values program before coming to The John Marshall Law School.