Michael Sant'Ambrogio

Interim Dean Designee and Professor of Law
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs

Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 367
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

Michael Sant’Ambrogio teaches and writes in the areas of Administrative and Regulatory Law, Civil Procedure, Federal Courts, and Constitutional Law. His recent scholarship focuses on the institutional structures, practices, and procedures facilitating public participation in the federal regulatory process. His scholarship has been published in numerous national law reviews, including Columbia Law Review, The Georgetown Law Journal, Iowa Law Review, The George Washington Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review, Washington University Law Review, William & Mary Law Review, and Yale Law Journal. Professor Sant’Ambrogio has served as a consultant to the Administrative Conference of the United States on projects studying public engagement with federal agency rulemaking and the use of class actions and other aggregate procedures in agency adjudication. In 2016, the Administrative Conference adopted his recommendations based on the findings described in his Yale Law Journal article, Inside the Agency Class Action. In 2018, the Administrative Conference adopted his recommendations on enhancing public engagement with federal agency agenda setting and rule development, which were recently cited by the White House in guidance to all Executive Branch departments and agencies. He is currently beginning a project for the Administrative Conference on Public Participation in Agency Adjudication.

Professor Sant’Ambrogio is a 2001 graduate of New York University School of Law, where he was a Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar. He received his B.A. in History from Columbia University and an M.A. in American History from New York University. Before coming to MSU, he practiced law in New York City and taught at New York University School of Law.

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J.D. New York University School of Law
M.A. New York University
B.A. Columbia University