Nicholas Allard

President and Dean, Brooklyn Law School, USA

Participation in the events

Track: 6. Culture. Education
Discussion session

6.3. Legal Education On-Line


Wednesday, May 16, 09:30 - 11:00

Hall #2, General Staff Building (6-8, Dvortsovaya sq.)

Track: 8. Private Law
Discussion session

8.1. Justice and Equity in the Civil Law


Wednesday, May 16, 15:00 - 17:00

Hall #2, General Staff Building (6-8, Dvortsovaya sq.)


Education, Working Experience:

2012 – till present – Dean, Brooklyn Law School;

At present – Partner, Patton Boggs;

1986 – 1987 – Administrative assistant and Chief of staff to the late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan;

1984 – 1986 – Minority staff counsel, Senate Committee on the Judiciary, legal counsel to Senator Edward Kennedy;

Law clerk for Chief U.S. District Judge Robert F. Peckham, San Francisco, Law clerk for U.S. Circuit Judge Patricia M. Wald, Washington, D.C.

1979 – J.D., Yale Law School;

1976 – B.A./M.A., Oxford University;

1974 – B.A., Princeton University.

Additional information:

Nick Allard became the eighth dean of Brooklyn Law School on July 1, 2012. His continuing role as a partner with Patton Boggs will be focused primarily in the offices in New York City and Washington, D.C. His clients included domestic and international organizations, ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies. He also represents nonprofit organizations and public and private universities. In addition to his experience in private practice, Mr. Allard has significant political and legislative experience

Mr. Allard is a prolific author on a broad range of issues, including more than 20 articles on Internet law, new media and privacy. He contributes to and is on the advisory board of several legal publications, including the Hastings Communication and Entertainment Law Journal and the Shidler Center’s e-journal, Journal of Law, Technology & Art, at the University of Washington School of Law. Mr. Allard also speaks frequently before professional and academic audiences throughout the United States and abroad

Mr. Allard taught for several years as an adjunct professor at both George Mason University Law School and the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business. He is a frequent guest lecturer on university and college campuses and holds several major alumni leadership positions at Princeton University, Oxford University and the Rhodes Scholarship Trust.