Alex Reinert is a Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he is also the faculty director of the Center for Rights and Justice. Alex joined the faculty of Cardozo in 2007, after working as an associate at Koob & Magoolaghan for six years, where he focused on prisoners’ rights, employment discrimination, and disability rights. He teaches and conducts research in the areas of constitutional law, civil procedure, civil rights, criminal law, and federal courts. He argued before the Supreme Court in Ashcroft v. Iqbal, and has appeared on behalf of parties and amicus curiae in many significant civil rights cases. Alex graduated from New York University School of Law in 1999. Upon graduating from law school, he held two clerkships, first with the Hon. Harry T. Edwards, D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, and then with United States Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer.