ALI Council
Elected Member

Derek P. Langhauser

Cumberland Foreside, ME
Maine Maritime Academy and Community Colleges
Bates College
University of Maine School of Law

Derek P. Langhauser is currently Chief Legal Counsel for Maine Governor Janet T. Mills. He has also served as Special Counsel to the Maine Maritime Academy since 2013. He served as President (2015-19) and General Counsel (1994-2015) of the Maine Community College System, and Special Counsel to U.S. Senator Olympia J. Snowe (1998-2012). 

Previously, he served as Chief Legal Counsel to Maine Governor John R. McKernan, Jr. and law clerk to Maine Supreme Judicial Court Senior Associate Justice David A. Nichols  and Associate Justice, now U.S. District Judge, D. Brock Hornby.

Mr. Langhauser was elected to the ALI in October 2003 and was elected to the Council in May 2009. 

EDUCATION: Bates College, B.A.; University of Maine, J.D.

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Areas of Expertise
Constitutional Law
Education Law
Nonprofit Organizations