Michael Wishnie is a Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School. He was Professor of Clinical Law and Co-Director of the Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program at New York University School of Law. He has served as a Skadden Fellow, representing New York City garment, construction, restaurant, and domestic workers and taxi drivers in their efforts to vindicate basic labor and employment rights.
Previously, Professor Wishnie worked as a staff attorney at the Brooklyn Neighborhood Office of The Legal Aid Society, and as a law clerk to Judge H. Lee Sarokin, Justice Harry A. Blackmun, and Justice Stephen G. Breyer.
Before earning his JD from Yale Law School in 1993, Professor Wishnie spent two years teaching in the People’s Republic of China.