Saul Levmore was the Dean of the University of Chicago Law School from 2001 to 2009. Prior to joining the Chicago faculty in 1998, he was the Brokaw Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law, and a visiting professor at Yale, Harvard, Michigan, Northwestern, and Chicago. He has taught torts, corporations, non-profit organizations, comparative law, public choice, corporate tax, commercial law, insurance, and contracts - and now Copyright as well. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a past president of the American Law Deans Association, and a trustee of the Law School Admissions Council. Away from law, he has been an advisor on corporate governance issues and on development strategies and is the author of a book on games and puzzles. His writing has cut across many fields, and most recently has concentrated on topics in public choice, Internet anonymity, financial and risk regulation, and double jeopardy.
BA, 1973, Columbia College; PhD (economics), 1978, Yale University; JD, 1980, Yale University; LLD (hon.), 1995, IIT Chicago-Kent Law School