Richard D. Freer

Richard D. Freer is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory University in Atlanta. He is author or co-author of seventeen books and is a contributing author to both of the standard multivolume treatises on federal jurisdiction and practice: Moore’s Federal Practice and Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice and Procedure. His articles have appeared in leading journals, including NYU Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, Duke Law Journal, Texas Law Review and Southern California Law Review.  He is a life member of the American Law Institute and an academic fellow of the Pound Institute for Justice.

Professor Freer has written about a broad range of topics in American Civil Procedure, including aggregate litigation, various aspects of federal jurisdiction, choice of law, and the generation shift toward managerial judging as threatening the traditional model of adversarial dispute resolution. . Graduating classes at Emory Law have named him Most Outstanding Professor ten times. He is a recipient of the university’s highest teaching award as well as the university’s Scholar/Teacher Award. He has served as a visiting professor at George Washington University, Central European University in Budapest, Moscow State University, the University of Warsaw, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Professor Freer Procedure and Corporations. He serves on the UC San Diego Athletics Advisory Board.