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Norman I. Silber

Visiting Professor of Law (fall term)
Norman I. Silber is a Visiting Professor of Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School, and a Professor of Law at Hofstra Law School. He teaches and writes in areas that relate to consumer law, commercial law, legal history, and nonprofit corporations. He joined the Hofstra law faculty in 1989, after practicing with the New York City law firm of Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler. Prior to entering law school, he taught history at Sarah Lawrence College and Yale University. He is an interviewer for the Columbia University Oral History Research Office and the author of numerous books, including A Corporate Form of Freedom: The Emergence of the Modern Nonprofit Sector and With All Deliberate Speed: The Life of Philip Elman. He is a graduate of Washington University, Yale University, and Columbia Law School.

J.D. Columbia, 1986
Ph.D., Yale, 1978
B.A., Washington University, 1972

Courses Taught
The Lives of Lawyers