Elected Member

Professor D. Theodore Rave

Austin, TX
University of Texas School of Law
Dartmouth College, B.A.
New York University School of Law, J.D.

Teddy Rave is a Professor at the University of Texas at Austin School of Law. He writes and teaches in the areas of civil procedure, complex litigation, constitutional law, and election law. His articles have appeared in such journals as the Harvard Law Review, the California Law Review, the Duke Law Journal, and the Georgetown Law Journal, among others. His article, When Peace Is Not the Goal of a Class Action Settlement, was selected for the 2015 Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum.

Professor Rave received his J.D. from the New York University School of Law and his B.A. from Dartmouth College. While in law school, he served as Senior Executive Editor of the NYU Law Review. After law school he clerked for Judge Leonard B. Sand on United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and for Judge Robert A. Katzmann on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Texas in 2021, he was George A. Butler Research Professor at the University of Houston Law Center.  Before that Professor Rave was an associate in the Issues and Appeals practice at Jones Day in New York, where he focused on federal and state appellate litigation, as well as class actions and multidistrict litigation. He is admitted to practice in New York.

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Areas of Expertise
Civil Practice & Procedure (Litigation)
Complex Litigation
Constitutional Law
Conflict of Laws
Election (Political Law)
Fiduciary Laws (Estate Planning)