Jeffrey W. Chivers

Visiting Lecturer in Law

(spring term)


Jeffrey Chivers is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and Managing Partner of Chivers LLP, a New York law firm that focuses on commercial litigation. From 2016–2017, Chivers practiced litigation with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where he previously worked from 2012–2014.

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Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2012
A.B., Harvard College, 2007

Courses Taught


  • Artificial Intelligence, the Legal Profession, and Procedure

Jeffrey Chivers is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and Managing Partner of Chivers LLP, a New York law firm that focuses on commercial litigation. From 2016–2017, Chivers practiced litigation with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where he previously worked from 2012–2014. He has also served as a Litigation Attorney at The Employment Rights Group and Editor of the China Guiding Cases Project at Stanford Law School. Chivers clerked for the Honorable Pamela K. Chen of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the Honorable Thomas L. Ambro of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He holds admission to the bars of New York, Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and six U.S. District Courts. Chivers received a J.D. magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. in Computer Science from Harvard College. He completed the International Chinese Language Program at National Taiwan University in Taipei, Taiwan.