Xiao Wang

Director, Appellate Advocacy Center, Bluhm Legal Clinic
Clinical Assistant Professor of Law


Xiao Wang is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and the Director of the Appellate Advocacy Center.  He supervises the Federal Appellate and Supreme Court Clinics, chairs the En Banc Institute, and founded the National Appellate Clinic Network, which was recognized by Bloomberg as a finalist in its inaugural Law School Innovation Program.  Prior to joining Northwestern, Xiao was at Williams & Connolly and Wilkinson Walsh.  Before law school, he worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company. 

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Areas of Expertise

  • Federal Courts
  • Constitutional Law
  • Appellate Advocacy

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  • JD, Yale Law School
  • MPP, University of Virginia
  • BA, University of Virginia

Prior Appointments

  • Associate, 2018-2021, Wilkinson Stekloff LLP
  • Associate, 2016-2018, Williams & Connolly LLP
  • Law Clerk, 2015-2016, Judge Lucy H. Koh, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • Law Clerk, 2014-2015, Judge Karen N. Moore, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

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