Washington Center

Past Placements

List of Past UCDC Law Program Student Placements


·         Congressional Oversight Panel (defunct)

·         Congressman Trent Franks

·         Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Feingold

·         Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Leahy

·         Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution

·         Senator Jeanne Shaheen's Office

·         Senator Sheldon Whitehouse’s Office

District Court for the District of Columbia

·         Judge Friedman


·         American Civil Liberties Unit (ACLU) - National Prison Project

·         American Council on Education, Office of General Council

·         American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), The

·         American Gas Association

·         Center for International Environmental Law

·         Center for Law & Education

·         Center for Reproductive Rights

·         D.C. Public Defender Service

·         D.C. Public Defender Service, Trial Division

·         Earth Rights International

·         Fair Elections Legal Network or HELP

·         House Financial Services Committee

·         Human Rights USA

·         Human Rights Watch, Middle East and North Africa Program

·         Human Rights Watch, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Program

·         Indian Law Resource Center

·         International Intellectual Property Institute (IIPI)

·         NAACP Legal Defense Fund

·         National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty

·         National Women's Law Center

·         Native American Rights Fund

·         Natural Resource Defense Council - Climate Policy Center

·         Rights Working Group

·         Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights

·         The American Israel Public Affairs

·         Washington Legal Foundation


Overseas Private Investment Corporation

·         Department of Legal Affairs


U.S. Department of Commerce

·         Commercial Law Development Program

·         U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, Office of the Administrator for Policy & External Affairs

U.S. Department of Education

·         Office of Civil Rights

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

·         Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

·         Food and Drug Administration, Commissioner's Office, Office of Policy

·         Public Health Division, General Counsel's Office

U.S. Department of the Interior

·         Office of the Solicitor, Division of Indian Affairs

U.S. Department of Justice

·         Antitrust Division

·         Civil Appellate

·         Civil Rights Division, Coordination and Review Section

·         Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section

·         Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section

·         Civil Rights Division, Voting Section

·         Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch

·         Criminal Division, Capital Cases Unit

·         Criminal Division, Computer Crimes and Intellectual Property Section

·         Criminal Division, Fraud Section

·         Criminal Division, Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section

·         Criminal Division, Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training

·         Criminal Division, Organized Crime & Racketeering Section

·         Environment and Natural Resources Division, Environmental Enforcement Section

·         Environment and Natural Resources Division, Law and Policy Section

·         Criminal Division, Office of International Affairs

·         Office of Legal Policy

·         Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties

U.S. Department of Labor

·         Office of Administrative Law Judges

·         Office of Legal Policy

·         Office of the Solicitor, Division of Civil Rights & Labor Management

U.S. Department of State

·         Office of Policy Planning

·         Office of the Legal Advisor, Office of Human Rights and Refugees

U.S. Department of Treasury

·         Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

·         International Affairs, Office of the General Counsel

·         International Tax Counsel

·         Office of Consumer Protection

·         Office of the General Counsel, Domestic Affairs

·         Office of Government Commerce

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

·         Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance


U.S. Federal Trade Commission

·         Bureau of Competition, Health Care Division

·         Bureau of Consumer Protection, Division of Financial Practices

·         International Affairs Office

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

·         Corporate Finance Division

·         Enforcement Division

·         Trading and Markets

·         General Counsel’s Office

U.S. Tax Court

·         U.S. Tax Court


White House

·         Council on Environmental Quality

·         Domestic Policy Council, Urban Policy

·         Domestic Policy Council, Urban Affairs and Economic Mobility

·         Executive Office of the President

·         Executive Office of the President, Domestic Policy Council, Immigration Policy Team

·         Office of White House Counsel

·         Office of Public Engagement