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Geoffrey J. H. Block*

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Geoffrey Block joined Kellogg Hansen as an associate in 2022. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Block clerked for Judge Raymond Kethledge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Mr. Block graduated from Yale Law School, where he participated in the Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic and received the Edward D. Robbins Memorial Prize and the John Fletcher Caskey Prize. He also participated in the Advanced Appellate Litigation Project and argued before the Third Circuit. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Block was a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy. He earned his undergraduate degree in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University.

*Admitted in Maryland. Not Admitted in the District of Columbia. Practice supervised by members of the firm.

Publications

Turf Wars: Arming Congress’s Gang (of Eight), 39 Yale L. & Pol’y Rev. 249 (2020)

Why the Postal Service Is Critical to National Security, Lawfare, (2020)

Congress Must Insert Oversight of Intel Community in COVID Emergency Legislation, Just Security, (2020)

How to Recover a Role for Congress and the Courts in Decisions to Wage War, Just Security, (2020) (with Oona Hathaway)

Education

Yale Law School, J.D., 2021

  • Thomas Swan Barristers Union Mock Trial Champion, 2019-2020
  • Morris Tyler Moot Court Finalist, 2020-2021

Cornell University, B.S., 2014

Clerkship

Law Clerk, Judge Raymond Kethledge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2021-2022

Government Service

Surface Warfare Officer, U.S. Navy, 2014-2018


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