HLS faculty expands with seven new appointments and promotions
Scholars offer new expertise across a broad spectrum of legal fields
Aug 16, 2022
Seven professors have joined or advanced in the ranks of the Harvard Law School faculty. Harvard Law is welcoming former Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer ’64; labor policy expert Sharon Block; legal scholar and philosopher Ryan D. Doerfler ’13, formerly a professor of law at the University of Chicago; Jared Ellias, previously the Bion M. Gregory Chair in Business Law and the faculty director of the Center for Business Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco; and Larry Schwartztol, former White House lawyer focused on voting rights and democracy reform. In addition, Nikolas Bowie ’14 and Anna Lvovsky ’13 have both been promoted to professor of law.
Together, the seven professors bolster Harvard Law School’s scholarship and teaching in a range of areas, including criminal law and procedure, labor law, constitutional law and legal history, the federal judiciary, voting rights, and corporate bankruptcy law.