Sidley Austin–Robert D. McLean Visiting Professor of Law
Adam Steinman is a Sidley Austin–Robert D. McLean Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the University Research Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law.FULL BIOGRAPHY
Education & Curriculum Vitae
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 2001
J.D., Yale Law School, 1997
B.A., Yale College, 1994
- Federal Courts
- Procedure I
Adam Steinman is a Sidley Austin–Robert D. McLean Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the University Research Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law. Steinman is a co-author of the Wright & Miller Federal Practice and Procedure treatise, as well as leading casebooks on Civil Procedure and Federal Courts. An elected member of the American Law Institute, his articles have appeared in numerous prominent law journals, including the New York University Law Review, Stanford Law Review, and Virginia Law Review, among others.
Steinman earned his J.D. from Yale Law School and his B.A. from Yale University. After law school, he served as a law clerk to federal judges at both the trial and appellate levels—Judge Emilio M. Garza of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Chief Judge Jerry Buchmeyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Steinman also spent two years as a teaching fellow and supervising attorney in the Appellate Litigation Program at Georgetown University Law Center, earning a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.). He then practiced at the law firm of Perkins Coie LLP in Seattle, focusing on complex civil litigation (principally product liability, commercial, and international matters) and appellate litigation. Steinman previously taught at Seton Hall University School of Law and the University of Cincinnati College of Law.