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Clayton J. Masterman

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Clayton Masterman joined Kellogg Hansen as an associate in 2021.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Masterman served as a law clerk to the Honorable David B. Sentelle of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, as well as a law clerk to the Honorable Gregg J. Costa of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Mr. Masterman graduated from the Vanderbilt University Law School in the Ph.D. Program in Law & Economics, where he earned a J.D. and Ph.D. concurrently and was Articles Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif.  Mr. Masterman also earned his undergraduate degree in Economics and Mathematics from Vassar College.

Publications

The Specific Expectations Test for Product Defects, with W. Kip Viscusi, 95 IND. L.J. 183 (2020).

Publication Selection Biases in Stated Preference Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life, with W. Kip Viscusi, 11 J. Benefit-Cost Analysis 357 (2020).

The Income Elasticity of Global Values of a Statistical Life: Stated Preference Evidence, with W. Kip Viscusi, 9 J. Benefit-Cost Analysis 407 (2018).

Anchoring Biases in International Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life, with W. Kip Viscusi, 54 J. Risk & Uncertainty 103 (2017).

Income Elasticities and Global Values of a Statistical Life, with W. Kip Viscusi, 8 J. Benefit-Cost Analysis 226 (2017).

The Customer Is Not Always Right: Balancing Worker and Customer Welfare in Antitrust Law, 69 VAND. L. REV. 1387 (2016). Winner of Vanderbilt Law School’s Myron Penn Laughlin Award, the American Antitrust Institute’s Best Antitrust and Buyer Power Article of 2016 Award, and the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law’s 2018 Student Writing Competition.

Education

Vanderbilt University Law School,  J.D.and Ph.D. in Law and Economics, 2019

  • Articles Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review
  • Order of the Coif

Vassar College, B.A., 2013

Clerkship

Law Clerk, Judge David B. Sentelle, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, 2020-2021

Law Clerk, Judge Gregg J. Costa, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2019-2020


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