Dave Fagundes joined the University of Houston Law Center faculty in fall 2016. He was appointed the Baker Botts LLP Professor of Law in 2018 and also serves as UHLC's research dean.
Dave began his teaching career at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, California, where he was a professor from 2007 through 2016. Prior to entering academia, he worked as a Bigelow Fellow and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School, an associate at the Washington, D.C. office of Jenner & Block, LLP, and a clerk to Judge David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Dave's most recent and forthcoming scholarship focuses on property's abandonment doctrine, the Second Amendment status of municipal corporations, and the intersection of copyright and administrative law.
His work has appeared in the Cornell Law Review, the Northwestern University Law Review, the Texas Law Review, and the Vanderbilt Law Review, among others.