Logan Beirne teaches at Yale Law School and is the author of the bestselling book 'Blood of Tyrants: George Washington and the Forging of the Presidency,' which was awarded the 2015 Colby Prize for best military history. He also serves as CEO of Matterhorn Transactions Inc., a legal technology company that serves thousands of law firms across the US, Canada, and UK.
Logan previously practiced as an attorney with the law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City and was a Fulbright Scholar at Queen’s University. He received his JD from Yale Law School, where he was a Coker Fellow.
He and his writings have been featured by USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, Reuters, ABC News, Fox News, The History Channel, CSPAN, and numerous other media outlets. He speaks regularly on constitutional law at campuses across the country, including Berkeley, Cornell, Duke, New York University, Northwestern, Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, Stanford, UCLA, University of Chicago, University of Southern California, and Vanderbilt. He has served on the boards of directors for multiple charities and is admitted to the New York and Connecticut Bars.
Logan’s passion for the Revolution is in his blood — he is directly descended from Revolutionary War patriots and his family tree includes the “Father of the Constitution,” James Madison. Some of Washington’s papers were discovered in Logan’s ancestor’s storage chest.