Harry Litman

Harry Litman

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Harry Litman (@harrylitman) is a former Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney, and Deputy Assistant Attorney General.

Litman is a contributing columnist at the Washington Post, focused on legal affairs.

He is the creator, host, and executive producer of the podcast, Talking Feds, a roundtable format with prominent former federal officials and special guests discussing issues of federal criminal and constitutional law.

He appears regularly as a commentator on MSNBC, CNN, and Fox News.

He teaches Separation of Powers and Federalism at UCSD and the Supreme Court as a Political Institution at UCLA.  He previously has taught at Berkeley, Georgetown, Princdeton, Rutgers, and Pitt.  He has published several articles on federal constitutional law and practice and has written legal dramas for television.

He is Of Counsel at Constantine Cannon, where his practice focuses on the False Claims Act.

Litman received his B.A. from Harvard University and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review and graduated Order of the Coif.  Litman thereafter served as a law clerk to Judge Abner Mikva of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit; Justice Thurgood Marshall of the United States Supreme Court; and Justice Anthony Kennedy of the United States Supreme Court.