Robin Effron

Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 780-7933 |  Email  | CV
Areas of Expertise

Civil Procedure
Comparative Contract Law
Complex Litigation

Education
B.A., Barnard College, Columbia University
J.D., New York University School of Law

Professor Effron teaches civil procedure, litigation, and international business law courses. Her articles on procedure and federal courts have appeared in the Georgetown Law Journal, the Alabama Law Review, the William & Mary Law Review, the Wake Forest Law Review, and the Boston University Law Review among others.

She has presented her scholarship at several faculty workshops, colloquia, and symposia including events at Emory Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington & Lee School of Law, and Columbia Law School.  Her papers have also been selected for presentation at Vanderbilt Law School’s Branstetter New Voices in Civil Justice Workshop and the AALS Annual Meeting (Section on Civil Procedure).

Fluent in German, she spent an academic year in Germany as a fellow in the D.A.A.D. Program for International Lawyers and worked with attorneys in the legal department of a large investment bank to research questions of German and U.S. law.  At Brooklyn Law School, she serves as Co-Director for the Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law. She is an avid writer, penning op-eds for various publications. Professor Effron also edits the Civil Procedure and Federal Courts Blog for the Law Professors Blog Network.

Prior to joining Brooklyn Law School’s faculty, Professor Effron served as a Bigelow Fellow and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School. She also served as a law clerk to Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. In law school, she was articles editor on the NYU Law Review.