Einer R. Elhauge
Founding Director, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics
Einer Elhauge is the Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and is the Founding Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics. He teaches a gamut of courses that include Antitrust, Contracts, Corporations, Health Care Law, and Statutory Interpretation. Before coming to Harvard, he was a Professor of Law at the University of California at Berkeley, and clerked for Judge Norris of the 9th Circuit and Justice Brennan on the Supreme Court. He received both his AB and his JD from Harvard, graduating first in his law school class.
Professor Elhauge is an author of numerous pieces on a range of topics even broader than those he teaches, including antitrust monopolization and tying doctrine, antitrust petitioning and state action immunity, statutory interpretation, legislative term limits, the 2000 Presidential election, the implications of interest group theory for judicial review, sacrificing corporate profits in the public interest, corporate sale of control doctrine, whether lawyers improve the legal system, medical technology assessment, and how to devise a morally just and cost effective medical system. His most recent publications include Statutory Default Rules: How to Interpret Unclear Legislation (Harvard University Press 2008); Global Antitrust Law and Economics (Foundation Press 2007), and Global Competition Law and Economics (Hart Publishing 2007) and Obamacare on Trial ( CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform 2012).
Professor Elhauge has been a Faculty Associate of the Ethics Center since 2006.