Research Associate, Governance Project, R Street Institute
Anthony Marcum is research associate with the governance team at the R Street Institute. His research and writing focus mainly on issues concerning the federal judiciary.
Anthony joined R Street in June 2018. Previously, he was a litigation attorney in Michigan, practicing in state and federal court. Before that, Anthony served as a law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia and U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire.
Anthony holds a BA from Ohio State University, a JD from Rutgers Law School, and an LL.M from Georgetown University Law Center. He was an Eagleton Institute of Politics Legislative Fellow from 2013-2014. He lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife, Meredith.
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