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: Intellectual Property

About Omri Ben-Shahar

Omri Ben-Shahar earned his PhD in economics and SJD from Harvard and his BA and LLB from the Hebrew University. Before coming to Chicago, he 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. 

He teaches Contracts, Sales, Insurance Law, eCommerce, Law and Economics, and Game Theory and the Law. He writes in the fields of contract law and products liability.


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