Teaching Areas: Intellectual Property, Civil Procedure, Regulation, Law and Economics, Law and Politics
Sepehr Shahshahani’s research applies formal and quantitative methods to the study of law, focusing mostly on procedure and intellectual property. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Law and Economics, the Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, and the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, as well as in law reviews such as the Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. and the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science and Technology. Sepehr completed a Ph.D. at Princeton University, where he was a Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Honorific Fellow. Before embarking on an academic career, he was a litigator at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison LLP in New York and a law clerk to Judge William E. Smith of the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island and Judge Ronald Lee Gilman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.