Seth Endo

Seth Katsuya Endo

Associate Professor of Law

 Sullivan Hall 425


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  • Civil Litigation & Procedure
  • Professional Responsibility


  • J.D., New York University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2007
  • B.A., University of Chicago, Law, Letters and Society, with General Honors, 2001


Professor Endo’s scholarship and teaching primarily focus on civil procedure and professional responsibility. Prior to joining the Seattle University School of Law, he taught at the University of Florida Levin College of Law and in the Lawyering Program at NYU School of Law. His practice experience includes time at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Demos. Professor Endo also clerked for several judges, including the Honorable Rosemary Barkett, then-Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He received his B.A. from the University of Chicago and his J.D. from NYU School of Law.


  • Discovery Dark Matter, 101 TEX. L. REV. __ (forthcoming 2023).
  • Fee Retrenchment in Immigration Habeas, 90 FORDHAM L. REV. 1489 (2022). [SSRN]
  • Ad Tech & the Future of Legal Ethics, 73 ALA. L. REV. 107 (2021). [SSRN]
  • Contracting for Confidential Discovery, 53 U.C. DAVIS L. REV 1249 (2020). [SSRN]
  • Discovery Hydraulics, 52 U.C. DAVIS L. REV 1317 (2019). [SSRN]
  • Technological Opacity & Procedural Injustice, 59 B.C. L. REV. 821 (2018). [SSRN]