J. Samuel Tenenbaum

Clinical Professor of Law
Director, Complex Civil Litigation and Investor Protection Center


Sam Tenenbaum is an expert in the field of litigation and has practiced in courts throughout the United States as well as in foreign jurisdictions. He is also a member of Tenenbaum Law, LLC. He is a Commissioner on the Uniform Laws Commission. He was a visiting Professor at Tel Aviv University School of Law in the Spring of 2005, a visiting Professor at Hebrew University (Jerusalem) School of Law in the Spring of 2011 and a visiting Professor at IDC (Herzelia) in the Spring of 2018.

Areas of Expertise

  • Civil Litigation
  • Clinical Teaching
  • International Law

Selected Publications

  • Guidelines for Establishing a Law School Investor Advocacy Clinic (FINRA Investor Education Foundation 2009) (with Thomas Morsch ).

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  • BA, Ohio State University
  • JD cum laude, Northwestern University

Prior Appointments

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

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