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David Singleton

David A. Singleton
Professor of Law
Director, Constitutional Litigation Clinic


Professor David A. Singleton is director of the Chase Constitutional Litigation Clinic, in which students represent incarcerated individuals and former offenders in claims of denials of rights.

Following graduation from law school, Professor Singleton received a Skadden Fellowship to work at the Legal Action Center for the Homeless in New York City, where he practiced for three years. He then worked as a public defender for seven years, first with the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem and then with the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. After moving to Cincinnati in 2001, Professor Singleton practiced at Thompson Hine before joining the Ohio Justice and Policy Center, a nonprofit law office, as executive director in 2002. He first joined the Chase faculty in 2007 as a visiting professor.

Professor Singleton earned a Juris Doctor at Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in economics and public policy at Duke University.