Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy
Fisher-Sander Prize (best paper on a topic related to dispute resolution)
Dean’s Scholar Prizes (top grade) in Administrative Law, Mediation, State Constitutional Law, Constitutional Law (Fourteenth Amendment)
University of Chicago
A.B., Political Science and Philosophy, General Honors, 2012
Law Clerk, Hon. Danny J. Boggs, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Clients count on Cory Liu to tell their stories in a compelling way that will win the hearts and minds of judges and juries. Focusing on business disputes and oil and gas matters, Cory believes in the relentless pursuit of justice. His clients include companies as varied as energy leader BHP Billiton and Cooper Industries, an electrical products manufacturer.
Cory is a cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, and he received his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago with honors. During law school, he gained invaluable experience clerking for the Texas Solicitor General’s Office and working for Justice Don Willett on the Texas Supreme Court. After law school, he served as a law clerk for Judge Danny J. Boggs on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
A passionate advocate in his practice and in his community service, Cory is committed to out-preparing his adversaries and achieving victory in the most difficult circumstances. He has represented veterans on a pro bono basis and is active in the Asian American community.
Honors & Awards
John Marshall Fellow, Claremont Institute, 2016
Professional & Community Involvement
Houston Young Lawyers Association
State Bar of Texas, Diversity in the Profession Committee
Asian American Bar Association of Houston, Co-Chair of the Solo & Small Firm Committee
Federalist Society, Houston Lawyers Chapter
Texas Review of Law & Politics, Steering Committee
Presentations & Publications
Chevron’s Domain and the Rule of Law, 20 Tex. Rev. L. & Pol. 391 (2016)
Textualism and the Presumption of Reasonable Drafting, 38 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 711 (2015)
Regulatory and Quasi-Regulatory Activity Without OMB and Cost-Benefit Review, 37 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 425 (2014) (co-authored with former OIRA Administrator John D. Graham)