Visiting Professor of Law
David Levine is Professor of Law at UC Hastings, where he has taught since 1982. Professor Levine joins New York Law School in the spring 2013 semester to teach Remedies. He is an expert in the areas of Federal Civil Procedure (and California procedure), Remedies, and Institutional Reform Litigation.
A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Michigan in psychology and history, Professor David Levine also studied at University College, University of London on the London Exchange Fellowship, researching in the area of developmental psychology. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was an editor of the law review and a legal writing instructor. He is coauthor or coeditor of seven books, including Remedies: Public and Private and California Civil Procedure, as well as the author of articles on civil procedure, torts and institutional reform litigation. He has served as the Reporter for the District of Nevada's Committee on the Implementation of the Civil Justice Reform Act and as a research analyst for the Northern District of California's Early Neutral Evaluation Program.
Before joining the UC Hastings faculty, Professor Levine
lived in New Orleans while serving as a law clerk to Judge Alvin B. Rubin
of the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and was also an associate
in the litigation department of Morrison and Foerster in San Francisco. He
served as Associate Academic Dean from 1989-1991 and is the advisor for
the Civil Litigation Concentration. Professor Levine has spent a semester
as a visiting professor at Leiden University in the Netherlands and
another at St. John's University in New York City. He has also taught four
times in summer programs in Italy.
University of Michigan, A.B. 1974, Phi Beta Kappa; University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D. 1978