Biography Daniel Halberstam, the Eric Stein Collegiate Professor of Law, is director of the European Legal Studies Program at the Michigan Law School. He was also the founding director of the European Union Center at the University of Michigan and is now a member of its advisory board. In addition, Professor Halberstam serves on the advisory editorial board of several publications, including Cambridge Studies in European Law and Policy (Cambridge University Press) and the Common Market Law Review. An internationally recognized expert on federalism, his research and teaching focus on constitutional law, globalization, and comparative public law and legal theory. A graduate of Yale Law School, Professor Halberstam was articles editor of the Yale Law Journal and editor of the Journal of Law and the Humanities. He earned his B.A., summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in mathematics and psychology from Columbia College and obtained his Abitur at the Gutenberg-Gymnasium in Wiesbaden, Germany. Professor Halberstam served as a judicial clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter and Judge Patricia M. Wald of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and as judicial fellow for Judge Peter Jann, European Court of Justice. He also served as attorney-adviser in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice, and as attorney-adviser to Chairman Robert Pitofsky of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. For the 2009-2010 Academic Year, Professor Halberstam is on leave as Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study (Wissenschaftskolleg) in Berlin.
Law Quadrangle Notes Articles
"Halberstam heads new European Union Center," 44 L. Quadrangle Notes 36 (Fall Winter, 2001).