Horace O. Coil Chair in Litigation; Distinguished Professor
Civil procedure; complex litigation; electronic discovery; evidence.
Issues that spark your passion
Comparative civil procedure; American procedural rulemaking.
Serving, since 1996, as Associate Reporter of U.S. Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules; serving as Vice President-North America of the International Association on Procedural Law.
Developing procedure rules for post-COVID practice.
Intriguing journal article titles
“How to Steer an Ocean Liner”; “Bending in the Breeze: American Class Actions in the Twenty-First Century”; “Bomb-Throwing, Democratic Theory, and Basic Values”; “Shoes That Did Not Drop”
Particularly meaningful honor
Installation as first American honorary member of the Japan Association on the Law of Civil Procedure, the first foreign honoree in decades.