Adam J. White

Research Fellow
Biography: 

Adam J. White is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, and director of the Center for the Study of the Administrative State at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School, where he also teaches Administrative Law. He writes widely on the administrative state, the Supreme Court, the Constitution, and regulatory policy, with special focus on energy policy and financial regulation. 

He was recently appointed to the Administrative Conference of the United States, a federal advisory board focused on improving federal agencies' practices. He also serves on the leadership council of the American Bar Association's Administrative Law Section; on the executive committee of the Federalist Society's Administrative Law Practice Group; and on the board of directors of LandCAN, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting conservation on working lands.

His articles appear in The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, Commentary, and other publications, and he is a contributing editor for National Affairs, City Journal, and The New Atlantis. He previously practiced law at Boyden Gray & Associates PLLC and Baker Botts LLP, litigating regulatory and constitutional issues. After graduating from the University of Iowa and Harvard Law School, he clerked for Judge David B. Sentelle on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. 

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Analysis and Commentary

The Ties That Bind

by Adam J. Whitevia City Journal
Wednesday, December 2, 2015

More than ever, New York’s prosperity depends on regional and national infrastructure.

Analysis and Commentary

Judging Roberts

by Adam J. Whitevia The Weekly Standard
Monday, November 23, 2015

Is John Roberts a good judge? Ten years ago, President Bush appointed him chief justice of the United States.

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Committee on Financial Services) Hearing

by Adam J. White
Thursday, November 19, 2015

Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Committee on Financial Services) Hearing: “Oversight of the Financial Stability Oversight Council: Due Process and Transparency in Non-Bank SIFI Designations”.

Oversight of the Financial Stability Oversight Council: Due Process and Transparency in Non-Bank SIFI Designations

by Adam J. White
Thursday, November 19, 2015

Adam J. White gives a testimony before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Committee on Financial Services, United States House of Representatives.

 

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