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About Michael J Zimmer

Professor Michael J. Zimmer received his A.B. and J.D. from Marquette University, where he was Editor in Chief of the Marquette Law Review. He also holds an LL.M from Columbia University, where he was named a James Kent Fellow. Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable Thomas E. Fairchild of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and then served as an associate at Foley & Lardner in Milwaukee.
He began his law school teaching career at the University of South Carolina and he has taught at a number of law schools, most recently as a visiting professor of law at Northwestern University. He joined the Seton Hall University School of Law in 1978, served as Associate Dean from 1990 to 1994 and was on the faculty until 2008. He has taught in summer programs to American law students in Italy, France and England and to Chinese law students in Beijing.
A widely recognized scholar in the areas of employment discrimination law, labor and employment law and constitutional law, Professor Zimmer is co-author of one of the first and still the leading employment discrimination casebooks as well as co-author of the first casebook on international and comparative employment law. He has also published many articles in leading law journals.
Professor Zimmer has taught employment discrimination law, employment law, international and comparative employment law and labor law and has also taught constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, administrative law, torts, contracts, and US foreign relations law.
A.B., Marquette University
J.D., Marquette University
LL.M., Columbia University
Courses Taught:
Constitutional Law
International & Comparative Employment Law
Labor Law


Present Professor of Law, Loyola University Chicago, School of Law



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Contact Information

Loyola University Chicago
School of Law
25 E. Pearson St.
Room 1326
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 915-7919


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