Adam Cowing

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law


Community and Economic Development, Affordable Housing Law and Policy


Adam Cowing is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and teaches in the Community and Economic Development Clinic at UCI Law. Before coming to UCI Law, Professor Cowing was a fellow and lecturer at Yale Law School, where he taught in the Community and Economic Development Clinic.

Prior to teaching, Professor Cowing worked at Bocarsly Emden Cowan Esmail & Arndt LLP, a law firm specializing in affordable housing and community development law. He also served as a staff attorney at Public Counsel in Los Angeles, where he represented low-income tenants and tenant organizers. Before law school, Professor Cowing worked on political campaigns.

  •  Equity and Ownership in Affordable Housing, 2024 U. Ill. L. Rev. 399 (2024)

  • Race and (De)Valuation in Housing Markets, 31 J. Aff. Hous. & Cmty. Dev. L. 305 (2023) (reviewing Elizabeth Korver-Glenn, Race Brokers: Housing Markets and Segregation in 21st Century Urban America (2021))

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