Johnstone, Anthony

Assistant Professor
School of Law
The University of Montana - Missoula
Professional Summary: 

Professor Johnstone teaches Constitutional Law, Election Law, and Public Regulation of Business among other courses. He also supervises the Appellate Defender Clinic. Before joining the School of Law, Johnstone served as the Solicitor for the State of Montana. In that position, he advised and represented the State in constitutional and complex litigation at the trial and appellate levels. Johnstone also clerked for the Honorable Sidney R. Thomas, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and practiced litigation as an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York, New York. He is admitted to state and federal courts in Montana and New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He serves as a member of the Montana Supreme Court’s Advisory Commission on Rules of Civil and Appellate Procedure, and is an elected member of the American Law Institute. Johnstone holds a J.D. with honors from the University of Chicago Law School. Johnstone also holds a B.A. in Geology & Geophysics (Environmental Science concentration) and Ethics, Politics & Economics (Political Philosophy concentration) from Yale College.


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