Jonathan Masur received a B.S. in Physics and an A.B. in Political Science from Stanford University in 1999 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2003. After graduating from law school, he clerked for Judge Richard Posner of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and for Chief Judge Marilyn Hall Patel of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. He taught at the law school as a Bigelow Fellow and Lecturer in Law before joining the faculty as an Assistant Professor in 2007. Masur received tenure in 2012 and was promoted to the position of Professor of Law and named Deputy Dean the same year. He also served as the Herbert and Marjorie Fried Teaching Scholar from 2011 to 2013.
His research and teaching interests include administrative law, behavioral law and economics, patent law, and criminal law.