Elizabeth Chamblee Burch is the Charles H. Kirbo Chair of Law at the University of Georgia School of Law where her teaching and research interests include multidistrict litigation, class actions, and mass torts. In 2015, the American Law Institute awarded her its Young Scholar’s Medal, which recognized her scholarship's potential to influence improvements in the law.
Burch has published over 30 articles and essays in journals such as the New York University Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Virginia Law Review, and Vanderbilt Law Review. She co-authors a casebook titled The Law of Class Actions and Other Aggregate Litigation with the late Richard A. Nagareda, Robert G. Bone, Charles Silver, and Patrick Woolley. She was elected as a member of the American Law Institute in 2013, and is a frequent commentator in various national news media, such as National Public Radio’s Marketplace, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and The L.A. Times.