SAMER KORKOR

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Samer B. Korkor is a criminal law professor at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, who is also involved with many public service initiatives. Until May 2019, Professor Korkor served as a federal prosecutor in the FCPA Unit of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, Fraud Section. While at DOJ, he previously took on the role of Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division, and Counsel to the Deputy Assistant Attorney General on International Affairs. Professor Korkor has also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the U.S. Attorney's Office for Washington D.C., and as a trial attorney in DOJ's Office of International Affairs. Before joining the DOJ, he was an attorney at a large law firm in Washington D.C.  

Professor Korkor has served on the boards of multiple charitable organizations, including the Network of Arab American Professionals, and the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation. He has represented many clients pro bono. For example, he served as counsel of record on an amicus curiae brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in a Title VII employment retaliation matter.

Professor Korkor served as a law clerk to the Honorable David A. Katz in the Northern District of Ohio, Western Division. He was a Fulbright scholar in Damascus, Syria, where he lectured at universities and conducted country-wide research on issues in Bioethics. Professor Korkor received a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. He received a B.A. in Political Science, and an M.A. in Bioethics from Case Western Reserve University.


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