Edward Sherman served as Dean of Tulane Law School from July 1996 through June 2001, after 19 years on the faculty of the University of Texas School of Law where he was the Edward Clark Centennial Professor of Law. After law school, he clerked for a federal judge and practiced in a Texas law firm. He has taught at Harvard Law School (Teaching Fellow, 1967-69), Indiana University School of Law (1969-77), Trinity College, Dublin (1973-74), Stanford Law School (summer 1977), University of London (1989), Chuo University School of Law, Tokyo (1995), and University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (2002). Professor Sherman is an expert on civil procedure, complex litigation, and dispute resolution and is co-author of widely-used casebooks and treatises on those subjects. He has been General Counsel of the American Association of University Professors and Reporter for American Bar Association projects. Professor Sherman has been active as an arbitrator and mediator and is a member of the American Law Institute and the Louisiana State Law Institute. He worked on a U.S.A.I.D. project writing a new Civil Procedure Code for Vietnam, and was chair & reporter for the ABA Task Force on Class Action Legislation (2001-2003) and Asbestos (2003-2005). In 2004, he received the ABA's Robert B. McKay Award for the law professor who had contributed most to the advancement of justice, scholarship and the legal profession. He is currently Reporter for the ABA Task Force on Disaster Insurance Coverage.
Spring 2013 - Alternative Dispute Resolution; Complex Litigation Seminar
Other courses - Military Law; Civil Procedure II; Jurisprudence in Literature Seminar; Complex Litigation