Edward G. Lewis Professor of Law and History
Director, Center of Law & Social Science (CLASS)
Daniel Klerman teaches Civil Procedure, Property, Concepts in American Law, and English Legal History. In 2014, he received the Student Bar Association (SBA) Faculty Appreciation (“Outstanding Professor”) Award.
Professor Klerman clerked for Justice Stevens at the Supreme Court and Judge Richard Posner at the 7th Circuit. He has taught at Harvard, Stanford, the University of Chicago, Caltech, Tel Aviv University, and Sichuan University.
Klerman’s scholarship concentrates on Civil Procedure, English Legal History, and Law and Economics. His publications include “Forum Selling” (Southern California Law Review, 2016) (with Greg Reilly), “Inferences from Litigated Cases,” (Journal of Legal Studies, 2014) (with Yoon-Ho Alex Lee) and “Jurisdictional Competition and the Evolution of the Common Law” (University of Chicago Law Review, 2007).
Professor Klerman has served as Co-President of the Society for Empirical Legal Studies and on the Board of Directors of the American Law & Economics Association. His legal history work has won prizes from the American Society for Legal History and the Selden Society.