Livestream Link: https://dartgo.org/goodlander
Speaker: Maggie Goodlander
Deputy Assistant Attorney General
Antitrust Division, Department of Justice
Host: Herschel Nachlis
Research Assistant Professor of Government
Senior Policy Fellow, Assistant Director, Rockefeller Center
Maggie Goodlander serves as Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice where she oversees the international, appellate, and policy work of the Antitrust Division. Prior to her appointment in September 2022, Maggie served as Counselor to Attorney General Merrick Garland and advised the Attorney General on a wide range of legal, policy, and management matters, including antitrust enforcement, consumer protection, and the development and execution of the Justice Department’s $35.3 billion budget.
Before joining the Department of Justice in January 2021, Maggie taught constitutional law and administrative law at the University of New Hampshire School of Law. Over the past decade, she has worked in each branch of the United States government and in both houses of Congress, including as a law clerk to both U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and then-Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; as counsel to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee; as a senior advisor to U.S. Senators John McCain and Joe Lieberman; and as an intelligence officer in the United States Navy Reserve. Born and raised in Nashua, New Hampshire, Maggie is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School.
Herschel Nachlis is Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Senior Policy Fellow and Assistant Director in the Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences at Dartmouth.
He studies and teaches American politics, law, and public policy, focusing on health policy, regulation, and political institutions. His work has been published in journals including JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association and Studies in American Political Development and public outlets including The Washington Post and STAT.
He received his PhD and MA in Politics and Social Policy from Princeton and BA in Political Science from Macalester.