Daniel Martin Katz
Associate Professor of Law @ Michigan State University
(Starting August 2015 - I will be teaching at IIT-Chicago Kent College of Law)
Ph.D. Political Science & Public Policy, University of Michigan (2011)
J.D. University of Michigan Law School (2005)
M.P.P. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan (2005)
B.S. University of Oregon (2000)
Research Interests include legal informatics, big data and the law, lawyer regulation, quantitative modeling of litigation and jurisprudence, law & entrepreneurship, computational legal studies, economics of the legal profession, positive legal theory, technology aided access to justice, legal complexity and the overall impact of information technology, analytics and automation on the market for legal services.
IDEAS-IGERT National Science Foundation Fellowship, University of Michigan, Center for the Study of Complex Systems, 2009-2011
Fellow in Empirical Legal Studies, University of Michigan Law School, 2009-2011
Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University Wide Award, 2009
(Awarded to the Top Teaching Assistants @ The University of Michigan)
I have recently presented my work at the following institutions:
Stanford Law, Georgetown Law, Texas Law, Vanderbilt Law, Emory Law, Illinois Law, Colorado Law, Houston Law, Fordham Law, San Diego Law, UToronto Law, WashU Law, Berkeley Law, BYU Law, Indiana Law, Kansas Law, Arizona State Law, Notre Dame Law, BYU Law, George Mason Law, Oregon Law and Santa Clara Law.
I have also spoken at Princeton CITP, UPenn Linguistics, ETH Zurich, MIT Media Lab, Oberlin Computer Science, Oxford (Oriel College), Michigan Political Science, Santa Fe Institute, Gruter Institute, Duke Computer Science, Harvard Kennedy School and NYU Stern.
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My work has been featured in publications including the New York Times, Slate Magazine, Wired Magazine, Bloomberg Business Week, 538.com, U.S. News & World Report, Huffington Post, The American Lawyer, ABA Journal, National Law Journal, Law Technology News, California Lawyer, Data Informed.com, Legal Futures (UK), Law Society Gazette (UK), The Globe and Mail (Canada) and Folha de S. Paulo (Brazil).
Service + Affiliations
Affiliated Faculty, CodeX - Stanford Center for Legal Informatics
Editor, International Journal of Law and Information Technology
(Oxford University Press)
Editorial Board, Journal of Artificial Intelligence & Law
Editorial Advisory Board, Law Technology News
(American Lawyer Media - ALM)