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David D. Meyer

Dean of the Law School and Mitchell Franklin Professor of Law
BA, with highest honors; JD, magna cum laude, The University of Michigan

E-mail: meyer@tulane.edu 
Telephone:  504.865.5937Office:  Weinmann Hall, Suite 210-A



David Meyer became the 22nd Dean of Tulane University Law School on July 1, 2010.  Immediately prior to coming to Tulane, Dean Meyer was associate dean for academic affairs and professor at the University of Illinois College of Law.  While in law school, he served as editor-in-chief of the Michigan Law Review. After his graduation from law school, Dean Meyer clerked for Judge Harry T. Edwards on the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit and for Justice Byron R. White on the US Supreme Court.
Dean Meyer's articles have appeared in the University of Chicago Legal Forum, Minnesota Law Review, UCLA Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review, and many other journals.  Dean Meyer has served as US national reporter on family law at the past three congresses of the International Academy of Comparative Law, in Washington, DC (2010), Utrecht (2006), and Brisbane (2002).  He has delivered the Siben Distinguished Professorship Lecture at Hofstra University School of Law and the inaugural Weyrauch Distinguished Lecture in Family Law at the University of Florida.  Dean Meyer has been a visiting professor at George Washington University Law School and Brooklyn Law School and is a member of the American Law Institute.  Prior to joining the Illinois faculty in 1996, he served as a Legal Advisor to the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague and practiced law in Washington, DC and Chicago.

Professor Meyer's CV 


Fall 2013 - Family Law 

Spring 2014 - Family Law 



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