University of Pennsylvania, Swarthmore College, Cornell Law School
Theodore Eisenberg is a Henry Allen Mark Professor of Law and Adjunct Professor of Statistical Sciences at Cornell University. Mr. Eisenberg has emerged in recent years as one of the foremost authorities on the use of empirical analysis in legal scholarship. After his graduation from University of Pennsylvania Law School, Eisenberg clerked for both the District of Columbia Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals, and Chief Justice Earl Warren of the U.S. Supreme Court. After three years in private practice, Professor Eisenberg began teaching at UCLA. A groundbreaking scholar in the areas of bankruptcy, civil rights, and the death penalty, Eisenberg has used innovative statistical methodology to shed light on such diverse subjects as punitive damages, victim impact evidence, capital juries, bias for and against litigants, and chances of success on appeal. He currently teaches bankruptcy and debtor-creditor law, constitutional law, and federal income taxation.