David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair of Law
Co-director, Energy, Environment and Land Use Program
J. B. Ruhl is an expert in environmental, natural resources and property law. His influential scholarly articles relating to climate change, the Endangered Species Act, ecosystems, governance, and other environmental and natural resources law issues have been selected by peers as among the best law review articles in the field of environmental law eight times from 1989 to 2013. Before entering the academy, he was a partner with Fulbright & Jaworski in Austin, Texas, where he also taught on the adjunct faculty of the University of Texas Law School.
Caitlin Moon, Director of Innovation Design
Director, PoLI Institute
Lecturer in Law
Instructor in Radiology and Radiological Services
Founder and Legal Counsel, Ledger Law
Caitlin "Cat" Moon works with law firms, legal departments, and law schools across the U.S. to bring a human-centered design perspective to firms and legal services companies as they re-imagine the delivery of legal services and education. In her role as Director of Innovation Design, she works with Vanderbilt colleagues to design the curriculum for both the JD program and the PoLI Institute, which provides interactive training in legal innovation to practicing lawyers and legal professionals. Professor Moon co-founded the Summit on Law and Innovation, an outreach effort of the Program on Law and Innovation.
|Michael Bressman teaches Intellectual Property and the Arts Clinic and directs the law school's clerkship program.|
|Daniel Gervais , who directs Vanderbilt's Intellectual Property Program, is an expert in intellectual property and is the author of an influential book on the TRIPS Agreement.|
|Chris Guthrie is a leading expert on behavioral law and economics, dispute resolution, negotiation and judicial decision making.|
|Nancy Lea Hyer ’s work in academic and business communities focuses on cellular operations, quality and process improvement, and project management.|
|Terry Maroney 's work focuses on juvenile justice, the relevance of adolescence brain science, and law and emotion.|
|Mark Williams is the Head of Digital Initiatives in the Alyne Queener Massey Law Library.|
|Yesha Yadav 's research interests lie in the area of financial and securities regulation with respect to the evolving response of regulatory policy to innovations in financial engineering, market microstructure and globalization.|