Assistant Professor of Law
B.A., Brown University; J.D., University of Chicago
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- Phone: 703-993-8056
- Office: Room 433F, Hazel Hall, Arlington Campus
3301 Fairfax Dr.
Arlington, VA 22201
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LAW MICHELLE BOARDMAN recently returned to the law school after taking a leave of absence to serve as Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice.
After graduating from the University of Chicago Law School, where she was a member of the University of Chicago Law Review, Professor Boardman clerked for Judge Frank H. Easterbrook of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She joined the George Mason law faculty in 2002 after practicing appellate law for several years with Wiley Rein & Fielding, a leading insurance defense firm.
- "Insuring Understanding:
The Tested Language", 95 Iowa Law Review 1027
- "Risk Data in Insurance
Interpretation", 16 Connecticut Insurance Law Journal 157
- Book Chapter -- "Contra Proferentem: The Allure of Ambiguous Boilerplate (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2007)
- "Contra Proferentem: The Allure of Ambiguous Boilerplate", 104 Michigan Law Review 1105 (2006)
- "Known Unknowns: The Illusion of Terrorism Insurance", 93 Georgetown Law Journal 783 (2005)