Alexander Evans

Alexander Evans is currently a law clerk to the Honorable Judge M. Miller Baker of the U.S. Court of International Trade. He graduated from Yale Law School in 2021, transferring after a year at Columbia, where he won the Lipson Prize for Contracts and the Young B. Smith Prize for Torts. Alexander has a Ph.D. in philosophy and has served as an assistant professor at Baruch College in New York for more than ten years. His research focuses on Japanese law and on the philosophical foundations of private law. Prior to law school, Alexander served as a congressional speechwriter and as a diplomatic adviser for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. He is a National Master of chess and one of the highest rated shogi players in the United States. He lives in New York with his two fluffy dogs and three wonderful children.


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