Harvard Law School
Professor of Law
Professor Goldberg, an expert in tort law, tort theory, and political philosophy, joined the Harvard Law School faculty in 2008. From 1995 until then, he was a faculty member of Vanderbilt Law School where he served as Associate Dean for Research (2006-08). He is co-author of The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Torts (2010)Tort Law: Responsibilities and Redress (2d ed. 2008) and, most recently, a book on law school exam taking techniques entitledOpen Book: Succeeding on Exams From the First Day of Law School. He has also published dozens of articles and essays in scholarly journals. Goldberg has taught an unusually broad array of first-year and upper-level courses, and has received multiple teaching prizes. A member of the editorial board of Legal Theory and Editor in Chief of the Journal of Tort Law, he served in 2009 as Chair of the Torts and Compensation Systems Section of the Association of American Law Schools. After receiving his J.D. in 1991 from New York University School of Law, Professor Goldberg clerked for Judge Jack Weinstein of the Eastern District of New York and, later, on the U.S. Supreme Court for Justice Byron White.