Elected Member

Professor A. Benjamin Spencer

Charlottesville, VA
University of Virginia School of Law
Morehouse College
Harvard Law School
A. Benjamin Spencer is the Earle K. Shawe Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law. He has also been a member of the faculty at the University of Richmond School of Law and Washington & Lee University School of Law. He specializes in federal civil procedure, teaching several courses on the topic as well as publishing several books and articles in the area. He sits on the National Conference of Bar Examiners Multistate Bar Exam Civil Procedure Drafting Committee as well as West Academic Publishing’s Law School Advisory Board. Professor Spencer is a member of the Virginia State Bar Council, the Board of Governors of the Virginia Bar Association, the American Law Institute, and the Board of Directors of the Association of Marshall Scholars. He has served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Western District of Virginia and will be entering the U.S. Army JAG Corps as a Reservist this year. He is a graduate of Morehouse College, the London School of Economics (Marshall Scholar), and Harvard Law School.
Areas of Expertise
Civil Practice & Procedure (Litigation)
Civil Litigation (Litigation)
Federal Practice & Procedure (Federal Courts)
Federal Civil Procedure (Federal Courts)
Complex Litigation
Class Actions (Complex Litigation)
Discovery (Litigation)
Electronic Discovery (Litigation)
Federal Courts
Federal Jurisdiction (Federal Courts)