Jessie Wang-Grimm

Clinical Assistant Professor of Law


Professor Wang-Grimm practiced administrative law within the Social Security Administration’s Office of General Counsel for over two decades, focusing her litigation practice in federal district court and the Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Seventh Circuits, as well as representing the agency in employment law matters before the EEOC. Professor Wang-Grimm also specialized in appellate advocacy for several years in the Office of the Illinois Attorney General, Civil Appeals Division, representing numerous state agencies in cases before the Illinois Appellate Court and the Seventh Circuit. She additionally served as a law clerk to the Honorable David G. Larimer, and as a staff attorney, for the U.S. District Court, Western District of New York. Professor Wang-Grimm received her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she served as the Executive Editor of Publications for the Loyola Law Journal, and as a legal writing tutor. She received a B.A. with honors in political science from the University of Chicago.

Areas of Expertise

  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Constitutional Law
  • Legal Research and Writing


  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • B.A., University of Chicago

Prior Appointments

  • Attorney , Office of Program Litigation, 1998-2023, Social Security Administration Office of General Counsel
  • Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable David G. Larimer, Chief Judge, 1996-1998, United States District Court Western District of New York
  • Assistant Attorney General, Civil Appeals, 1994-1996, Office of the Illinois Attorney General

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