Clifford J. Rosky

Legal Writing Instructor

Clifford J. Rosky is an experienced lawyer, teacher, and author. He is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Utah, where he teaches courses on constitutional law, criminal law, and family law. He has developed and conducted judicial training programs on sexual orientation and law. His scholarship has been published in the Yale Journal of Law & Feminism and the Connecticut Law Review.

Before joining the law school faculty, Clifford practiced as a litigator in the San Francisco offices of Covington & Burling and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. At both firms, his practice focused on white-collar criminal and appellate matters. While at Akin Gump, he was recognized as the San Francisco Pro Bono Associate of the Year for his representation of sex-trafficking victims.

Clifford received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities and the Irving S. Ribicoff Postgraduate Research Fellow. After law school, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Robert D. Sack of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.