Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar

Justice of the Supreme Court of California

Mariano-Florentino (Tino) Cuéllar is the Stanley Morrison Professor at Stanford Law School, and Director of Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. A member of the Stanford faculty since 2001, he works on administrative law and how organizations manage public health and safety, immigration, and security problems. From early 2009 through the summer of 2010, he served as Special Assistant to the President for Justice and Regulatory Policy. During the second term of the Clinton administration, he worked at the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary for Enforcement.

An American citizen born in Mexico, Cuéllar received an A.B. magna cum laude from Harvard, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and a Ph.D. in political science from Stanford. He clerked for Chief Judge Mary M. Schroeder of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.