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Hugh Barrett McCleanAssistant Professor
Director, The Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic
John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 428

Administrative Assistant: Rosalind Williams
John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 412


LL.M., with Highest Honors, The George Washington University Law School, 2011
J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 2002
B.A., Miami University, 1996

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

Criminal Law
Government Procurement
Legal Research and Writing
Veterans Law

McClean joined the faculty as Visiting Assistant Professor and Director of the Bob Parsons Veterans Advocacy Clinic in 2014, where he directs student attorneys in the representation of veterans in a wide variety of litigation and legislative initiatives.

Prior to joining the faculty, McClean directed the legal writing program in the Department of Law, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he received the the Outstanding Academy Educator Award in 2010. He also taught Law for Air Force Officers, which examined the American and military justice legal systems and selected foundational constitutional rights. He served as a legal advisor to the Air Force Academy Honor Board which oversees violations of the Honor Code and twice received the Case Legal Advisor of the Year Award.

McClean served in the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General Corps from 2003 to 2014 and held positions as a prosecutor, defense attorney, law professor, and assistant general counsel. Prior to his commissioning, McClean served as a public defender in Lake County, Ohio. McClean received his LL.M. from The George Washington University Law School, where he was the recipient of the Patricia A. Tobin Government Procurement Law Award for his academic achievement and scholarship in the area of government procurement law.

McClean is a member of the Ohio and Maryland bars.

Selected Publications

Articles and Essays

Defense Base Act Insurance: Allocating Wartime Contracting Risks Between Government and Private Industry, 41 Pub. Cont. L.J. 635 (2012).

Failure of the Current Anticorruption Strategy in Afghanistan, 9 J. Contract Mgmt. 41 (2011).

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