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Lecturer in Law
- B.A. UCLA, 2014
- J.D. UCLA School of Law, 2017
Ryan Azad is a Lecturer in Law at UCLA School of Law. He co-teaches Supreme Court Simulation with Professor Adam Winkler. Outside the virtual classroom, he is a litigation associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he focuses on appellate litigation in both state and federal courts.
Ryan graduated from UCLA School of Law, where he served as a managing editor of the UCLA Law Review, taught an undergraduate course as a Collegium of University Teaching Fellow, and was a member of the Supreme Court Clinic. After law school, he clerked for Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar of the Supreme Court of California, Judge Milan D. Smith, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Judge Samuel H. Mays, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee. He received his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, in History from UCLA.