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Stanley M. Brand

Stan Brand

Distinguished Fellow in Law and Government 
On-site Director, Semester in Washington Program


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
B.A., Franklin & Marshall College

Stanley M. Brand supervises the Semester in Washington internship program. Professor Brand is senior counsel in Akin Gump's litigation practice in Washington, D.C., and has enjoyed success representing corporations, trade associations, labor unions, and individuals in major justice department, grand jury and independent counsel investigations and trial proceedings including Whitewater, HUD, the savings and loan crisis and the campaign finance task force investigations. 

Earlier in his career, Professor Brand served as general counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, and was the chief legal officer responsible for representing the House, its members, officers and employees in connection with legal procedures and challenges to the conduct of their official activities. With over thirty years of experience, Professor Brand offers students a particularly sharp insight into federal regulatory and legislative practice in Washington, DC. In addition to his legal work, Professor Brand serves as the Vice-President of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues.

Congressional Investigations: Cases and Materials (Carolina Academic Press, 2010) (with Lance Cole)