- J.D., High Honors, Law School, The University of Chicago
- A.B., cum laude, Major in Government, Dartmouth College
Professor Tokson was graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College and with high honors from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was the executive articles editor of the law review and was admitted to the Order of the Coif. He served as law clerk to the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg and to the Honorable David H. Souter of the United States Supreme Court. Previously, he served as law clerk to the Honorable A. Raymond Randolph of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Professor Tokson has previously served as an Assistant Professor at Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University, as a fellow at the University of Chicago, and as a senior litigation associate with WilmerHale, in Washington, D.C.
Professor Tokson's articles have recently been published in the University of Chicago Law Review, the Boston College Law Review, and the Northwestern University Law Review, among others.