David J. Gerber
Distinguished Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Program in International and Comparative Law
Professor Gerber works in the areas of comparative and international law. He holds a bachelor's degree from Trinity College, a master's degree from Yale University and a law degree from the University of Chicago. He was formerly associated with the Frankfurt, Germany, law firm of Peltzer and Riesenkampff and the New York law firm of Casey, Lane & Mittendorf.
Professor Gerber has taught law at the University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University and Washington University in the United States, as well as at the University of Stockholm and the University of Uppsala in Sweden and at the University of Freiburg and the University of Munich in Germany. He also spent a year working with the Institute of International and Comparative Law at the University of Freiburg. He is a member of the International Academy of Comparative Law and has been a member of the executive committee of the American Society of Comparative Law. His book Law and Competition in Twentieth Century Europe was published by Oxford University Press in 1998 (paperback 2001). Professor Gerber's most recent book is Global Competition: Law, Markets and Globalization (Oxford University Press 2010, paperback 2012).