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

Website: University of Chicago faculty profile

Issues: Copyright and Trademark, Intellectual Property and Privacy and Security

About Saul Levmore

Saul Levmore is the William B. Graham Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago School of Law. He has taught and written about torts, corporations, copyright, non-profit organizations, comparative law, public choice, corporate tax, commercial law, insurance, and contracts.


He is currently President of the American Law and Economics Association (2019-20). Additionally, Professor Levmore is Directing Editor of the Foundation Press and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Professor Levmore has also been a past president of the American Law Deans Association, a past trustee of the Law School Admissions Council, and of the Skadden Foundation.


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.


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

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