A graduate of Harvard University (A.B. 1972, summa cum laude) and Yale Law School (J.D. 1979), Daniel S. Kleinberger is Emeritus Professor of Law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in Saint Paul, MN. He taught business law for 28 years at a predecessor law school, William Mitchell College of Law. Since 1997, Professor Kleinberger has served as Reporter or Co-Reporter for five major projects of the Uniform Law Commission.
He currently serves as Reporter for the Drafting Committee on Series of Unincorporated Business Entities Act and was the first Research Director, Joint Editorial Board on Uniform Unincorporated Organization Acts. In edition to his continuing scholarly and law efforts, he works as a consulting and testifying expert and an arbitrator and consensual special magistrate.
Professor Kleinberger’s scholarly work has been cited by cited by, among others, the Third, Seventh, Eighth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits of the Federal Courts of Appeal, various federal district courts, the New York Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Minnesota Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of South Dakota, the Supreme Court of Tennessee, the California Court of Appeals, the New Mexico Court of Appeals, the federal bankruptcy court, and Delaware Court of Chancery, as well as the Restatement of Agency, and the Restatement of Employment Law.
In 2007, he delivered the keynote address at the 2lst Century Commercial Law Forum – Seventh International Symposium in Beijing, China (“Two Decades of ‘Alternative Entities’ – from Tax Rationalization through Alphabet Soup to Contract as Deity”) and has presented papers at three subsequent Forums.