Pro Tem Instructor
Course(s): Federal Jurisdiction
Brief scholarly biography: Megan G. Thompson teaches Federal Jurisdiction at Oregon Law. She is the permanent law clerk to Judge Alfred T. Goodwin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, where she also serves as a staff attorney to the court. She previously worked as a visiting assistant professor at Oregon Law and as a term law clerk to Judges Milan D. Smith, Jr., and Alfred T. Goodwin of the Ninth Circuit and former Judge David Schuman of the Oregon Court of Appeals. She received her J.D. from Oregon Law (Order of Coif) and her B.A. from Oberlin College. Before attending law school, she worked in domestic and sexual violence prevention and survivor advocacy. She has also taught Civil Procedure, Advanced Appellate Advocacy, Women and the Law, and Children and the Law at Oregon Law.