Saul Levmore

  • The University of Chicago Law School

William B. Graham Distinguished Service Professor of Law

School of Law

University of Chicago

1111 E. 60th St., Room 423
Chicago, IL 60637


(773) 702-9590

s-levmore@uchicago.edu


Website: University of Chicago faculty profile

Issues: Intellectual Property and Privacy and Security

About Saul Levmore

Saul Levmore was the Dean of the University of Chicago Law School from 2001 until 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. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the past president of the American Law Deans Association. 

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 disaster relief and avoidance.


Degree(s):
LL.D., IIT Chicago-Kent Law School, 1995
J.D., Yale University, 1980
Ph.D., Economics, Yale University, 1978
B.A., Columbia College, 1973