Michael Morley

Florida State University College of Law

Professor Michael T. Morley is Assistant Professor of Law at Florida State University College of Law, where he teaches and writes in the areas of election law, federal courts, remedies, and constitutional law.  His work has been cited in U.S. Supreme Court rulings and published in many of the nation’s leading law reviews, including the Northwestern University Law Review, Emory Law Journal, and William and Mary Law Review.  He has also testified on several occasions before congressional committees and represented political parties, candidates, and voters in election and campaign finance litigation, including in the U.S. Supreme Court.  He previously served as a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, where he taught Legal Research & Writing and a seminar on Election Litigation & Civil Procedure.  Prior to entering academia, Morley was an associate at Williams & Connolly LLP, as well as the Supreme Court & Appellate group of Winston & Strawn LLP, both in Washington, D.C.  He also received a Schedule C appointment in the administration of President George W. Bush to serve as Special Assistant to the General Counsel of the Army, where he advised the Army’s senior leaders on Supreme Court litigation, constitutional issues, and congressional investigations.  Morley clerked for Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.  He received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was Senior Editor of the Yale Law Journal, and his A.B. magna cum laude from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.