Elected Member

Professor Elizabeth Chamblee Burch

Athens, GA
University of Georgia School of Law
Vanderbilt University
Florida State University College of Law

Elizabeth Chamblee Burch is the Fuller E. Callaway 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 Early Career 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 ReviewCornell Law ReviewVirginia 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 MarketplaceThe New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalUSA Today and The L.A. Times.

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Areas of Expertise
Civil Practice & Procedure (Litigation)
Complex Litigation
Class Actions (Complex Litigation)
Mass Torts (Tort Law)