Nathan Bennett Fleming
Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., cum laude, Morehouse College; J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
Professor Nathan Bennett Fleming is a native of Washington D.C. In 2007, he received his B.A. with Honors from Morehouse College, where he was Executive Director of the Student Government Association. Professor Bennett Fleming is a 2011 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. While in law school, he was awarded a Harvard Public Service Fellowship, which fully funded study as a graduate fellow in public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Professor Bennett Fleming studied at the Kennedy School during the 2008 and 2009 academic years.
At Berkeley Law, Bennett Fleming served as an Editor for the Berkeley Journal of African-American Law and Policy; served as a research assistant for the Chief Justice Earl Warren Center for Race, Ethnicity, and the Law; worked as a summer associate at Patton Boggs LLP and Alston Bird LLP; was a legislative assistant to two members of the Council of the District of Columbia, was a legal fellow for the House Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises; and was a candidate for U.S. Representative for the District of Columbia. At Harvard, Bennett-Fleming served as Reviews Editor for the Harvard Journal of African- American Public Policy.
Prior to attending law school, Professor Bennett Fleming worked in finance at Goldman Sachs, served as the Deputy National Director for African-American Religious Outreach for the Kerry-Edwards Presidential Campaign, worked in the office of Congresswoman Eleanor H. Norton (D-DC), and was a senior aide in a winning Senate campaign. He is currently the Democratic nominee for U.S. Representative for the District of Columbia. Because of the District of Columbia’s lack of voting representation in Congress, Professor Bennett Fleming’s role as the District’s U.S. Representative, commonly known as the Shadow Representative, is to advocate for voting congressional representation, self-determination rights, and statehood for the District of Columbia.
Professor Bennett Fleming teaches Moot Court.
Moot Court (Fall 2012)