Eric A. Posner

Professor of Law

University of Chicago Law School
1111 E. 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637 USA
Phone: 773-702-0425
Fax: 773-702-0730



Eric Posner graduated from Yale College in 1988 and from Harvard Law School in 1991. After graduation, he clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, and served as an attorney adviser in the Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice. He joined the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1993 as an assistant professor, and moved to the University of Chicago Law School in 1998. Mr. Posner's primary research interests include contract law, bankruptcy law, and the relationship between law and social norms. He has written articles in all of these areas. He teaches classes in bankruptcy, secured transactions, and contracts. He is also editor of the Journal of Legal Studies.

Born: 1965 Education: B.A., M.A. 1988, Yale University; J.D. 1991, Harvard University.

Curriculum Vitae

Downloadable Papers