David
Marcus
1885 Society Distinguished Scholar; Professor of Law
Office Number: 
256
Office Phone: 
5206263915
Office Fax: 
5206219140

Biographical Information

Representative Publications

  • A Study of Social Security Disability Litigation in the Federal Courts, Final Report to the Administrative Conference of the United States, July 28, 2016 (co-author, with Jonah Gelbach).
  • Pretrial (9th ed. 2015) (co-author, with Thomas A. Mauet).
  • The Public Interest Class Action, 104 Geo. L.J. 777 (2016).
  • Trans-Substantivity and the Processes of American Law, 2013 BYU L. Rev. 1191.
  • The History of the Modern Class Action, Part I:  Sturm Und Drang, 90 Wash. U. L. Rev. 587 (2013).
  • Institutions and an Interpretive Methodology for The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 2011 Utah L. Rev. 927.
  • Flawed but Noble:  Desegregation Litigation and its Implications for the Modern Class Action, 63 Fla. L. Rev. 657 (2011).
  • The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Legal Realism as a Jurisprudence of Law Reform, 44 Ga. L. Rev. 433 (2010).
  • The Past, Present, and Future of Trans-Substantivity in Federal Civil Procedure (Clifford Symposium), 59 DePaul L. Rev. 371 (2010).
  • Complete List of Publications

Education

J.D.
Yale Law School
2002

Articles Editor, Book Reviews Editor, Yale Journal of International Law

B.A.
Harvard University
1998

Graduated magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa; Harvard-Cambridge Scholarship Recipient (1 of 4)

Admitted to Practice

New York
California

Work Experience

Professor of Law
Rogers College of Law
2012 - present
Maurice R. Greenberg Visiting Professor of Law
Yale Law School, New Haven, Conn.
2012 - 2013
Associate Professor of Law
Rogers College of Law
2006 - 2012
Judicial Law Clerk
Honorable William Fletcher, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, San Francisco, Cal.
2005 - 2006
Lecturer and Legal Writing Instructor
Stanford Law School
Spring 2005
Associate
Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, San Francisco, Cal.
2003 - 2005
Judicial Law Clerk
Honorable Allyne R. Ross, Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn, NY
2002 - 2003

Organizations

American Society of International Law

Awards

Yale Law School Professor of the Year,
2013
John Strong Professor of the Year
2017, 2012, 2009
Bell Award for Faculty Service
2017, 2012