Faculty

Administration

Kevin R. Johnson
Dean and Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o Studies
Areas of Interest: Immigration Law And Policy, Refugee Law, Complex Litigation, Civil Procedure (Including Civil Litigation And Complex Litigation), Civil Rights, Critical Race Theory, Critical Latina/o Theory
Afra Afsharipour
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Comparative Corporate Law, Corporate Governance, Mergers And Acquisitions, Transactional Law

Faculty

Raquel E. Aldana
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Immigration Law And Policy, Latinos And The Law, International Human Rights, Sustainable Development in Latin America, Central American Studies
Kelly Behre
Lecturer
Areas of Interest: Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, Family Law, Public Interest Law
Karima Bennoune
Homer G. Angelo and Ann Berryhill Endowed Chair and Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: International Law, International Human Rights, Terrorism and Counterterrorism, Religious Extremism, Women's Rights
Ashutosh Bhagwat
Boochever and Bird Endowed Chair for the Study and Teaching of Freedom and Equality and Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Administrative Law, Antitrust, Constitutional Law, Energy Law, Law And Economics, Regulated Industries, Supreme Court, Telecommunications Law
Karrigan Börk
Acting Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Property, Environmental Law, Natural Resources, Administrative Law, Takings, Public Trust Doctrine, Trout and Salmon, Science and Law, Field Courses, Water Law
Andrea Cann Chandrasekher
Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Law And Economics, Criminal Law And Procedure, Labor Law, Law And Society, Police And Policing
Gabriel "Jack" Chin
Edward L. Barrett Jr. Chair of Law, Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law, and Director of Clinical Legal Education
Areas of Interest: Criminal Law And Procedure, Immigration Law And Policy, Civil Rights, Asian Americans And The Law
Areas of Interest: Immigration Law And Policy, Detained Immigrants Rights, Refugee Law, International Human Rights, Prisoners Rights (See Also Civil Rights)
William S. Dodge
John D. Ayer Chair in Business Law and Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: International Law, International Business Transactions, International Litigation & Arbitration, Foreign Relations Law, Contracts
Christopher S. Elmendorf
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Election Law, Administrative Law, Statutory Interpretation, Constitutional Law, Natural Resources
Stacy-Ann Elvy
Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Commercial Law, Privacy Law, Consumer Law, Technology Law, Human Rights, Civil Procedure
Luke Fadem
Legal Research and Writing Instructor
Areas of Interest: Criminal Law, International Criminal Law, Legal Writing, Legal Research
Eric Fish
Acting Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Criminal Law and Procedure, Constitutional Law, Sentencing, Immigration Law And Policy, Ethics
Katherine Florey
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Public Health Law, Federal Jurisdiction, Federal Courts, Civil Procedure (Including Civil Litigation And Complex Litigation), Conflict Of Laws, Indian Law, Legal History
Richard Frank
Professor of Environmental Practice and Director, California Environmental Law and Policy Center
Areas of Interest: Constitutional Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Land Use Planning (See Also Constitutional Law), Natural Resources, Water Law, Civil Procedure
Beth Greenwood
Associate Dean for International Programs, Director of LL.M. programs and Lecturer in Law
Areas of Interest: Legal Research, Legal Writing, Legal Education
David Horton
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Contracts, Trusts, Wills, And Estate Planning, Federal Arbitration Law
John P. Hunt
Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Bankruptcy, Contracts, Mortgages
Lisa Ikemoto
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Health Care, Reproductive Technology, Biotechnology, Real Property Law
Irene Oritseweyinmi Joe
Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Criminal Law And Procedure, Juries, Legal Ethics, Professional Responsibility, Trial Advocacy And Practice, Voir Dire (Jury Selection)
Elizabeth E. Joh
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Criminal Law And Procedure, Constitutional Law, Policing, Surveillance
Thomas W. Joo
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Corporate Governance, Antitrust, Contracts, White Collar Crime, Critical Race Theory
Courtney G. Joslin
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Constitutional Law, Employment Discrimination Law, Family Law, Gender, Sexuality, and the Law
Carlton F.W. Larson
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Constitutional Law, Legal History, Federal Courts
Peter Lee
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Patent Law, Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer, Property, Science and Technology Studies
Albert C. Lin
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Environmental Law, Natural Resources, Evidence
Amelia Miazad
Acting Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Corporate Law
Robert C. Miller
Legal Research and Writing Instructor
Areas of Interest: Legal Research, Legal Writing, Criminal Law
Johann Morri
Academic Administrator (Associate Director of International Programs)/Lecturer in Law
Areas of Interest: Legal Methods, Legal Writing and Legal Reasoning, Comparative Law, Administrative Law, International Legal Education
Areas of Interest: Aoki Water Justice Clinic
Menesh Patel
Acting Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Antitrust, Corporate Law, Securities Regulation, Capital Markets
Amagda Pérez
Lecturer
Areas of Interest: Immigration Law And Policy
Lisa R. Pruitt
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Law and Rural Livelihoods, Critical Race Theory, Feminist Jurisprudence, Legal Profession, Critical Whiteness Studies, Torts
Suzanne Jennifer Reuben
Legal Research and Writing Instructor
Areas of Interest: Legal Research, Legal Writing, Insurance Coverage
Alix Rogers
Acting Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Bioethics, Property, Trusts, Wills, And Estate Planning, Health Law, Science and Law, Law And Society, Legal History
Shayak Sarkar
Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Employment Discrimination Law, Financial Regulation, Immigration Law And Policy, Law And Economics
Leticia Saucedo
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Immigration Law And Policy, Employment Discrimination Law, Labor Law, Clinical Legal Education, Critical Race Theory, Employment Law
Darien Shanske
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Local Government Law, Taxation, Jurisprudence
Donna Shestowsky
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law and Director of the Lawyering Skills Education Program
Areas of Interest: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Juries, Negotiation Strategy, Change of Venue Surveys, Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), Empirical research , Law and psychology
Brian Soucek
Professor of Law and Chancellor’s Fellow
Areas of Interest: Antidiscrimination Law, Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Immigration Law And Policy, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and the Law, Law And Cultural Studies
Clay Tanaka
Legal Research and Writing Instructor
Areas of Interest: Legal Research, Legal Writing, Criminal Law And Procedure
Aaron Tang
Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Constitutional Law, Education Law, Federal Courts, Labor Law, Supreme Court, Appellate Advocacy
Dennis J. Ventry, Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Taxation, Tax Practice, Tax Filing and Administration, Tax Policy, Legal and Professional Ethics, Whistleblower Statutes and Programs, Public Records Acts, Tax Expenditure Analysis, Distributive Justice, Family Taxation, and U.S. Economic, Tax, Legal, and Gender History
Areas of Interest: Civil Rights , Rights of Incarcerated Persons , Pretrial Skills
Mary Ziegler
Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law
Areas of Interest: Torts, Constitutional Law, Reproductive Rights and Justice, Gender, Sexuality and Law, Legal History, Employment Law

Emeriti

John D. Ayer
Professor of Law Emeritus
Antonia Bernhard
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs (Retired) Lecturer in Law

Carol S. Bruch
Distinguished Professor Emerita and Research Professor

Joel C. Dobris
Professor of Law Emeritus
Harrison Dunning
Professor of Law Emeritus
Daniel W. Fessler
Professor of Law Emeritus

Angela P. Harris
Distinguished Professor of Law
Robert W. Hillman
Professor of Law Emeritus
Bill O. Hing
Professor of Law Emeritus
Margaret Z. Johns
Senior Lecturer Emerita
Evelyn A. Lewis
Professor of Law Emerita
John B. Oakley
Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus
John W. Poulos
Professor of Law Emeritus
Edward H. Rabin
Professor of Law Emeritus
Daniel L. Simmons
Professor of Law Emeritus
James F. Smith
Clinical Faculty Emeritus
Martha S. West
Professor of Law Emerita
Bruce Wolk
Professor of Law Emeritus