Allison Orr Larsen
Assistant Professor of Law
B.A., College of William & Mary
Office phone: (757) 221-7985
Office location: Room 247
Full resume: here (.pdf in new window)
Areas of Specialization
Administrative Law; Appellate Advocacy; Constitutional Law; Constitutional Law--Separation of Powers
Representative Professional Activities and Achievements
Allison Orr Larsen received her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the College of William & Mary and then attended the University of Virginia Law School where she graduated first in her class and served on the Managing Board of the Virginia Law Review. She clerked for Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and Justice David Souter on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Professor Larsen was a Research Fellow with the University of Virginia Law School before joining the appellate litigation practice of O'Melveny & Myers, LLP, where she focused on civil, criminal, and civil rights litigation. Before joining the William & Mary faculty, Professor Larsen was a Visiting Assistant Professor and Scholar in Residence with the Columbus Law School at Catholic University. Her research interests include administrative law, constitutional law, and the institutional and informational dynamics of legal decision-making.