Elected Member

Professor D. Theodore Rave

Houston, TX
University of Houston Law Center
Dartmouth College, B.A.
New York University School of Law, J.D.

Donald Theodore Rave III is a Professor at University of Houston Law Center. Teddy Rave joined the faculty of the University of Houston Law Center in the Fall of 2013. He writes and teaches in the areas of civil procedure, complex litigation, constitutional law, and election law. His articles have appeared in such journals as the Harvard Law Review, the California Law Review, the Duke Law Journal, and the Vanderbilt Law Review, among others. His recent article, When Peace Is Not the Goal of a Class Action Settlement, was selected for the 2015 Yale/Stanford/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum.

Professor Rave received his J.D. from the New York University School of Law and his B.A. from Dartmouth College. While in law school, he served as Senior Executive Editor of the NYU Law Review. After law school he clerked for Judge Leonard B. Sand on United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and for Judge Robert A. Katzmann on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Prior to joining the Law Center, Professor Rave was an associate in the Issues and Appeals practice at Jones Day in New York, where he focused on federal and state appellate litigation, as well as class actions and multidistrict litigation. After that, he was Furman Fellow at the NYU School of Law. He is admitted to practice in New York.

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Areas of Expertise
Civil Practice & Procedure (Litigation)
Complex Litigation
Constitutional Law
Conflict of Laws
Election (Political Law)
Fiduciary Laws (Estate Planning)