Omri Ben-Shahar

  • The University of Chicago Law School

Kearney Director of the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics
Leo and Eileen Herzel Professor of Law

School of Law

University of Chicago

1111 E. 60th St., Room 518
Chicago, IL 60637


(773) 702-2087

omri@uchicago.edu


Website: University of Chicago faculty profile

Issues: Copyright and Trademark and Intellectual Property

About Omri Ben-Shahar

Omri Ben-Shahar is the Leo and Eileen Herzel Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School where he is also the Kearney Director of the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics. He teaches contracts, sales, trademark law, insurance law, consumer law, e-commerce, food law, law and economics, and game theory and the law. He writes primarily in the fields of contract law and consumer protection.

 

Before coming to the University of Chicago, Professor Ben-Shahar was the Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law and Economics at the University of Michigan. Prior to that he taught at Tel-Aviv University, was a member of Israel's Antitrust Court, and clerked at the Supreme Court of Israel.

 

Professor Ben-Shahar is the Co-Reporter for the American Law Institute’s Restatement of Consumer Contracts, and the co-author of More Than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure (Princeton 2014). He also writes a biweekly column for Forbes.

 


Degree(s):
Ph.D. Economics, Harvard University 1995
SJD, Harvard University, 1995
LL.M., Harvard University, 1991
LL.B., Hebrew University, 1989 
B.A. Economics, Hebrew University , 1989