Norman I. Silber

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Norman I. Silber

Senior Research Scholar in Law
Norman I. Silber is aSenior Research Scholar in Law 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 Law School, 1986
Ph.D., Yale University Graduate School of History, 1978
B.A., Washington University, 1972

Courses Taught
Lives of Lawyers
Nonprofit Institutions
Comparative Consumer and Products Liability Law