A.B., Vassar College
J.D., Georgetown Law (valedictorian)
Andrew Ayers graduated first in his class from Georgetown Law in 2005. He then clerked for the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, now a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, during her term on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He also clerked for the Honorable Gerard Lynch on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
After clerking, Ayers worked for nine years in the office of the New York Attorney General, where he was a Senior Assistant Solicitor General. He served both as a supervisor and as lead counsel in various high-profile cases involving immigration law, states’ rights, constitutional rights, environmental law, and other issues.
Ayers is the author of A Student’s Guide to Law School, published by the University of Chicago Press, as well as three articles on legal ethics and an article on immigration law.