Elected Member

Professor Peter R. Kochenburger

Baton Rouge, LA
Southern University Law Center
Yale University, B.A., History
Harvard Law School, J.D.

Peter Kochenburger is a Visiting Professor of Law at Southern University Law Center and Managing Fellow of its Insurance Law and Policy Institute.  Prior to coming to SULC, he was the Executive Director of the Insurance Law Center and Associate Clinical Professor of Law (now emeritus) at the University of Connecticut School of Law.  Along with Torts, he has taught Principles of Insurance, Liability Insurance, Insurance Regulation, and Comparative Insurance Regulation, which involved students and faculty from China, Europe and the United States.  He has published in the areas of Liability Insurance and Gun Violence, Climate Change and Insurance, International Insurance Regulation, and Big Data, Insurance and Consumer Protection. He is a funded Consumer Representative to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, appointed to the Treasury Department’s Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance in January 2020, and to the Federal Reserve Board’s Insurance Policy Advisory Committee in January 2022.  He serves on the New York DFS Consumer Protection Advisory Council and is a consumer stakeholder with the International Association of Insurance Supervisors. He was appointed an Honorary Fellow in the American College of Coverage Counsel in 2022. Professor Kochenburger was elected to the American Law Institute in 2013, and is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Law School.

Areas of Expertise
Consumer Law
Insurance Law
Regulatory Law (Administrative Law)