Professor Charles Silver, McDonald Chair in Civil Procedure & Co-Director, Center on Lawyers, Civil Justice, and the Media University of Texas School of Law
Charles Silver holds the Roy W. and Eugenia C. McDonald Endowed Chair in Civil Procedure and is Co-Director of the Center on Lawyers, Civil Justice, and the Media at the University of Texas School of Law. He obtained an M.A. in Political Science at the University of Chicago in 1982, served as the Managing Editor of Ethics from 1982-1984, graduated from the Yale Law School in 1987, and joined the Texas faculty that year. He has published widely on class actions and complex lawsuits, attorneys’ fees, the professional responsibilities of lawyers, insurance, and health care law and policy. Professor Silver currently serves as Associate Reporter on the American Law Institute’s project on Aggregate Litigation.