ALI Council
Elected Member

Professor Steven S. Gensler

Norman, OK
University of Oklahoma College of Law
University of Illinois
University of Illinois College of Law

Steven S. Gensler is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Gene and Elaine Edwards Family Chair in Law, and President's Associates Presidential Professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He served as a member of the U.S. Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules from 2005 to 2011, and currently serves as a member of the Local Civil Rules Committee for the Western District of Oklahoma and as the Vice Chair of the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Civil Procedure Committee.

Professor Gensler began his legal career as a law clerk to Judge Deannell Reece Tacha on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and to Judge Kathryn H. Vratil on the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. He joined the University of Oklahoma law faculty in 2000 after serving two years as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois College of Law. During 2003-2004, he was the Supreme Court Fellow at the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

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Areas of Expertise
Civil Practice & Procedure (Litigation)
Conflict of Laws
Employment Law