Norman I. Silber

Senior Research Scholar in Law


Norman I. Silber is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School and a Professor of Law at Hofstra Law School. A former Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School, he teaches and writes in areas that relate to consumer law, commercial law, legal history, and nonprofit corporations.

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Contact Information


Yale Law School

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520

Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D. Columbia Law School, 1986

Ph.D., Yale University, 1978

B.A., Washington University, 1972

Courses Taught


Norman I. Silber is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School and a Professor of Law at Hofstra Law School. A former Visiting Professor of Law at Yale 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. Silber 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 holds degrees from Washington University, Yale University, and Columbia Law School.