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Silver, Charles M.

Visiting Professor
Fall 2018

3166 Jeffries Hall

Charles M. Silver holds the Roy W. and Eugenia C. McDonald Endowed Chair in Civil Procedure at the University of Texas at Austin School of Law. He has authored more than 100 articles, book chapters, books, and other publications on such topics as class actions and other aggregate litigations, attorneys' fees, insurance, litigation funding, legal ethics, medical malpractice, and health care policy. Working with a team of researchers, he produced a series of peer-reviewed empirical studies of medical malpractice litigation and its effects. He served as associate reporter on the American Law Institute's Principles of the Law of Aggregate Litigation (2010). In 2018, he became an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, which also published his book, Overcharged: Why Americans Pay Too Much For Health Care, which was co-authored with David A. Hyman. He received his BA from the University of Florida, MA from the University of Chicago, and his JD from Yale Law School.


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