Areas of Expertise

  • Constitutional Law
  • American Government
  • Classics

Tiernan Kane

Lawyer, Cooper & Kirk, University of Notre Dame

Areas of Expertise

    Constitutional LawAmerican GovernmentClassics

Tiernan Kane has been a lawyer at Cooper & Kirk since 2020 and is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. Previously, he clerked for Judge Edith H. Jones of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, and his M.A. in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame. At Princeton University, he earned his B.A., magna cum laude, in Classics. He also worked at Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C.

Kane has has written on Cicero’s ethics, on moral integrity and religion as (distinct) principles of political morality, and on the protection of moral integrity in private law.