GianCarlo Canaparo

GianCarlo Canaparo is a senior legal fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies. Canaparo’s research focuses on the separation of powers, administrative law, and the law of race. A keen researcher of many of the Constitution’s less-well-known provisions, he is one of the nation’s leading experts on the Twenty-Seventh Amendment and the Ascertainment Clause.

Canaparo joined Heritage in 2019 after serving for two years as a law clerk to a federal district court judge. Before his clerkship, he spent three years as an associate at the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

Canaparo holds a law degree from Georgetown University, where he was a published editor of the Georgetown Law Journal. He earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California at Davis.