Bridget C.E. Dooling is a research professor with the GW Regulatory Studies Center.
Previously, she was a deputy chief, senior policy analyst, and attorney for the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) at the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB). She was OMB’s voting member of the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS), and now serves as a Senior Fellow for ACUS. While at OIRA, Professor Dooling also taught a course on regulation at George Mason University's law school.
Professor Dooling's earlier professional experience includes a clerkship for an administrative law judge at the U.S. Department of Labor and positions in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, a U.S. airline’s legal department, and the economics team at an aviation trade association.
Professor Dooling is a regular contributor to the Yale Journal on Regulation's Notice & Comment blog. She edits and contributes to the Brookings Institute Series on Regulatory Process and Perspective. She is a member of the American Bar Association's Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. She also actively participates in the Food & Drug Law Institute, having served as vice chair of the editorial board of the Food & Drug Law Journal and the institute's bi-monthly Update magazine, and now serving as a member of the Cannabis-Derived Products Committee. In law school, Professor Dooling was the Editor-in-Chief of the Federal Circuit Bar Journal.
Professor Dooling is licensed to practice law in Virginia.