Professor David Epstein holds the Law School’s prestigious George E. Allen Chair and teaches in the areas of bankruptcy, commercial law, contract law, and corporations. He has also served as Dean at Emory University School of Law and the University of Arkansas Law School, held tenured law faculty positions at Southern Methodist University, University of North Carolina, University of Texas, and University of Alabama, taught as a visiting professor of law at Harvard, Georgetown, University of Michigan, New York University, and University of Chicago, and worked as a partner at King & Spalding. Professor Epstein has authored or co-authored numerous books, book chapters, and articles on bankruptcy, commercial law, and contract law. He is an elected member of the American College of Bankruptcy and the National Bankruptcy Conference.
Core Commercial Law Concepts (forthcoming).
Contract: Making and Doing Deals (West 4th ed. 2014) (with Bruce Markell and Lawrence Ponoroff).
Bankruptcy and Related Law in a Nutshell (West 8th ed. 2012).
Bankruptcy: Materials and Cases (3d ed. 2011) (with Bruce Markell et al.).
A Short and Happy Guide to Contracts (West 2011) (with Bruce Markell and Lawrence Ponoroff).
Students' Guide to Article 9 and Related Laws (West 2011).
Making and Doing Deals (West 3d ed. 2011) (with Bruce Markell and Lawrence Ponoroff).
Debtor-Creditor: Creditor Remedies and Debtor Rights Under State and Non-Bankruptcy Federal Law (West 2009).
Business Structures (West 3d ed. 2010) (with Richard Freer et al.).
Not Just Anna Nicole Smith, The Importance of Cleavage in Bankruptcy, __ Emory Bankr. Dev. J. __ (forthcoming 2014) (with Casey Arial and David Smith).
Extrinsic Evidence, Parol Evidence, the Parol Evidence Rule: A Call for Courts to Use the Reasoning of the Restatements Rather than the Rhetoric of Common Law, 44 N.M. L. Rev. 49 (2014) (with Tim Archer and Shalayne Davis). [Journal] [L] [W] [HEIN]
Response to Reasonable Expectations in Sociocultural Context, 1 Wake Forest L. Rev. Online 54 (2011). [Journal]
Nortel UK pension row may end up in US Supreme Court (Total Telecom)
Wed., May. 9, 2012
Fewer People Benefiting From Bankruptcy Filing (NTD Television)
Tue., Mar. 6, 2012
Honors for Jan. 23 (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Mon., Jan. 23, 2012