Brad Snyder

Associate Professor of Law


A University of Wisconsin law professor, Brad Snyder teaches civil procedure, constitutional law, constitutional history, and sports law. He has published law review articles in the Vanderbilt Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, Law & History Review, UC-Davis Law Review, and Boston College Law Review. Prior to teaching law, Snyder worked as an associate at Williams & Connolly LLP and wrote two critically acclaimed books about baseball including A Well-Paid Slave: Curt Flood's Fight for Free Agency in Professional Sports (Viking/Penguin, 2006). A graduate of Duke University and Yale Law School, he clerked for the Hon. Dorothy W. Nelson on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Snyder is currently working on a book about Felix Frankfurter, Walter Lippmann, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, and others who lived at or frequented a Dupont Circle political salon known as the House of Truth. A pre-New Deal history of American liberalism, The House of Truth will be published by Oxford University Press.

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