Max M. Schanzenbach

Schanzenbach, Max M.

Professor of Law
Professor of Business Law, Management & Strategy, Kellogg School of Management (Courtesy)

Phone: (312) 503-4425
E-mail: m-schanzenbach@law.northwestern.edu

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Max Schanzenbach joined the Northwestern faculty in 2003 as an Assistant Professor of Law. He was previously the Benjamin Mazur Professor of Law. In the Spring of 2008, he was the Bruce W. Nichols Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He received his JD from Yale Law School and his PhD (economics) from Yale. Schanzenbach's research is primarily empirical and has ranged across such fields as trusts and estates, criminal sentencing, and tort reform's impact on healthcare markets. His work has appeared in leading law reviews, such as the Yale Law Journal and the University of Chicago Law Review, as well as law and economics journals, such as the Journal of Legal Studies, the Journal of Law and Economics, and the Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization. Schanzenbach clerked on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals for Judge Alan E. Norris.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Associations
  • Criminal Justice
  • Estates and Trusts
  • Tort Reform

Selected Publications

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Education

  • BA, University of Oklahoma
  • JD, Yale University
  • PhD, Yale University

Prior Appointments

  • Director of the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Law Clerk, 2002-2003, Hon. Alan E. Norris of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit