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About Anita Bernstein

Professor Bernstein joined the faculty full-time in 2007, having visited for the Fall 2006 semester. Previously, she was the Sam Nunn Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law and the Wallace Stevens Professor of Law at New York Law School. Professor Bernstein teaches and writes primarily on tort law and also on feminist jurisprudence, professional responsibility, and products liability. She is a prolific author whose work includes several books, including Marriage Proposals: Questioning a Legal Status (editor, New York University Press 2006), and Torts: Questions & Answers (with David P. Leonard) (Lexis Publishing 2004). Before she joined Emory’s faculty, Bernstein was the Norman & Edna Freehling Scholar and Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law. She has been a visiting professor at several law schools, including New York Law School, Cornell Law School, and the University of Iowa Law School, where she was the Mason Ladd Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law. She has received several awards, including the first Fulbright research award in European Union affairs given to a law professor to study the effects of products liability reform in the EU. Bernstein is a member of the American Law Institute and a past chair of the AALS Executive Committee on Torts and Compensation Systems. Prior to her academic career, Bernstein practiced with Debevoise & Plimpton, where she worked in products liability litigation and mergers and acquisitions. She also was a law clerk to United States District Judge Jack Weinstein of the Eastern District of New Yor


Present Anita and Stuart Subotnick Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School



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Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: (718) 780-7934


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