Wouter Zwart

Albuquerque Office / Tempe Office


  • Civil Rights
  • Criminal Defense
  • Indian Law

Wouter Zwart is an associate attorney advocating on behalf of civil rights plaintiffs, criminal defendants, and tribal sovereign interests in federal and state court.  Wouter has extensive appellate and trial litigation experience after clerking for Chief Judge Mary H. Murguia (2022-2023) of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, for the Honorable James O. Browning (2020-2021) of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, and for the Honorable Samuel A. Thumma (2019-2020) on the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One. 
Wouter graduated summa cum laude from the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona in 2019, where he was awarded the Rose Davis Public Service Award. During law school, Wouter focused on privacy, surveillance, and policing while interning with the ACLU of Arizona and the Brennan Center for Justice in D.C. In addition, Wouter served as an Articles Editor on the Arizona Law Review, and he successfully represented an asylum seeker through the immigration clinic. Before law school, Wouter received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering with a minor in studio art from Dartmouth College. 


  • Dartmouth College, B.A. Mechanical Engineering with a Minor in Studio Art, 2014
  • University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2019
    • Order of the Coif


  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
  • The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals