Quinnipiac University
Brad Saxton

Professor of Law

Brad Saxton is Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus at the Quinnipiac University School of Law; courses he has taught at the law school include Torts, Evidence, Employment Discrimination law and the Judicial Clerkship Seminar. Prior to joining Quinnipiac Law as Dean and Professor of Law in 2002, Saxton was Associate Dean and Professor of Law at the University of Wyoming College of Law, where he taught Torts, Trial Practice, Legal Writing and Lawyering Skills.

In 1985-1986, after graduating from the University of Virginia School of Law, Saxton clerked for the Honorable Louis F. Oberdorfer of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Before joining the faculty of the University of Wyoming College of Law in 1992, Saxton practiced law with Hogan & Hartson in Washington, D.C., where he specialized in employment law and litigation.

In 2013, Professor Saxton was honored by the Connecticut Bar Association with its Tapping Reeve Legal Educator Award; by the Connecticut Law Tribune with its Professor Quintin Johnstone Award for Service to the Legal Profession; and by the Pat Sappern Memorial Fund with its Pat Sappern Award.
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  • BA, The College of William and Mary
  • JD, University of Virginia

Areas of Expertise

  • Torts
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Evidence
  • Legal Education


  • Law

Office Location

  • School of Law and Education 253

Mail Drop

  • LW-FAC

Selected Publications


Crossroads and Intersections: The Future of the Legal Profession, Legal Education and Access to Justice

Brad Saxton


Law Reviews

Symposium: Carmen Tortora Lecture Series: Honoring Professors Neal Feigenson and Linda Ross Meyer: Introduction

Brad Saxton

30 QUINNIPIAC L. REV. 455 (2012)

Law Reviews

Employment References in California After Randi W. v. Muroc Joint Unified School District: A Proposal for Legislation to Promote Responsible Employment Reference Practices

Brad Saxton

18 BERKELEY J. EMP. & LAB. L. 240 (1997)

Law Reviews

Flaws in the Laws Governing Employment References: Problems of "Over-Deterrence" and a Proposal for Reform

Brad Saxton

13 YALE L. & POL'Y REV. 45 (1995)