Jennifer Mascott

Assistant Professor of Law

BS, University of Maryland at College Park; JD, George Washington University

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Contact Information

  • Email: Send an email
  • Phone: 703-993-8168
  • Office: Room 430E, Hazel Hall, Arlington
  • Address:
    Antonin Scalia Law School
    George Mason University
    3301 Fairfax Dr.
    Arlington, VA 22201
  • Twitter: @jennmascott

Biographical Sketch

Jennifer Mascott is an Assistant Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Supreme Court and Administrative Law Clinics at the Antonin Scalia Law School.  Professor Mascott teaches Administrative Law and writes in the areas of administrative and constitutional law and statutory interpretation.  Her scholarship has been cited by the Supreme Court and has been published or is forthcoming in the Stanford Law Review, the George Washington Law Review, the BYU Law Review, and the Loyola Journal of Regulatory Compliance.  The well-known Legal Theory Blog has reviewed her work as “path breaking,” and she is a permanent commentator at the Yale Journal of Regulation’s Notice and Comment blog. 

In August 2017, Professor Mascott was appointed to serve as a Public Member of the Administrative Conference of the United States.  Professor Mascott is a former law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.  She also previously served as an Olin/Searle Fellow in Law affiliated with Georgetown University Law Center and the George Washington University Law School. 

Professor Mascott graduated summa cum laude from the George Washington University Law School where she received the John Bell Larner Award for the highest cumulative GPA in the graduating class, the Jennie Hassler Walburn Award for excellence in the area of civil procedure, and the Imogen Williford Constitutional Law Award.  In addition, Professor Mascott served as Senior Projects Editor of the George Washington Law Review.  During her time in law school, Professor Mascott interned for Judge Richard J. Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and worked as a summer associate at the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP.  Before attending law school, Professor Mascott held various staff positions in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, including that of Press Secretary for former Congressman Eric Cantor of Virginia and former Congresswoman Anne Northup of Kentucky.