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Theodore H. Frank
Founder and Rresident
Center for Class Action Fairness

Prior to founding the Center for Class Action Fairness, Theodore H. Frank was a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and Director of the AEI Legal Center for the Public Interest. He managed the Institute’s research in legal studies and specialized in product liability, class actions, and civil procedure.

Mr. Frank was a litigator from 1995 to 2005 and clerked for the Honorable Frank H. Easterbrook on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Frank has written for law reviews, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and National Review Online and has testified before Congress multiple times on legal issues. He writes for the award-winning legal blogs and Overlawyered. The Wall Street Journal has called him a “leading tort-reform advocate.”

Mr. Frank received his J.D. with high honors from The Law School at The University of Chicago in 1994, where he was Order of the Coif and served on the law review.

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Gigi Georges Glover Park Group
Rebecca Love Kourlis Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System
Thomas Rogers New York State Council of School Superintendents
Brent James Intermountain Healthcare
Girard Miller Public Financial Management, Inc.
Stuart L. Brown National Institute for Play

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