Theodore J. St. Antoine is the James E. & Sarah A. Degan Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of Michigan. He is a graduate of Fordham College and Michigan Law School. Following service in the Army Judge Advocate General Corps, he did postgraduate study in law and economics on a Fulbright grant at the London School of Economics. After practicing labor law in Washington, D.C. for seven years with Woll, Mayer & St. Antoine, St. Antoine joined the Michigan law faculty in 1965. He was Dean of the Law School in 1971-78. His teaching specialties were labor and employment law and contracts.
St. Antoine has been a labor arbitrator for about 40 years and was President of the National Academy of Arbitrators in 1999-2000. He is also a member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the American Arbitration Association. He is a past Secretary and Council member of the American Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section and a past Chair of the Michigan Bar’s Labor and Employment Law Section. He has been a member of the UAW’s Public Review Board since 1973 and is now its Chairperson. He was Chair of the UAW-GM Legal Services Plan from 1983 to 1995 and is a past member and Chair of the Michigan Attorney Discipline Board.
St. Antoine is co-editor of a leading labor law casebook, now in its eleventh edition, and editor of the National Academy of Arbitrators’ The Common Law of the Workplace: The Views of Arbitrators. He has been a visiting professor at Cambridge, Duke, George Washington, and Tokyo Universities and has taught at the Salzburg Seminar in American Studies.
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Papers (Finding Aids)
Oral History: Law School (University of Michigan) oral history interviews, 1988-2002.
Board of Regents Memoir
"Theodore J. St. Antoine: Memoir" Proceedings of the Board of Regents (1954-1957). 401-402.
Memorials & Tributes:
Aaron, Benjamin. "Ted St. Antoine: An Appreciation", 96 Mich. L. Rev. 2196 (1997-1998).
Edwards, Harry T. "Professor Theodore J. St. Antoine: A Legendary Figure", 96 Mich. L. Rev. 2192 (1997-1998).
Lehman, Jeffrey S. "A Tribute to Theodore J. St. Antoine", 96 Mich. L. Rev. 2189 (1997-1998).
Sandalow, Terrance. "In Appreciation of Ted St. Antoine", 96 Mich. L. Rev. 2199 (1997-1998).
Law Quadrangle Notes Articles
"Ted St. Antoine: An Appreciation," 41 L. Quadrangle Notes 44 (Fall Winter, 1998).
"Hail! Hail! Hail!," 41 L. Quadrangle Notes 50 (Summer, 1998).
"St. Antoine first Law School professor to win faculty governance award," 39 L. Quadrangle Notes 41 (Fall Winter, 1996).
"St. Antoine enjoys unforgettable Cambridge semester," 38 L. Quadrangle Notes 22 (Summer, 1995).
"Of Running a Solid Ship And Other Legal Matters: A Former Dean Reflects," 24 L. Quadrangle Notes 5 (Winter, 1980).
"St. Antoine To Leave Post, Effective June 30," 22 L. Quadrangle Notes 4 (Fall, 1977).
"St. Antoine Named Section Program Chairman," 21 L. Quadrangle Notes 2 (1977).
"Dean St. Antoine Selected For NLRB Task Force," 20 L. Quadrangle Notes 5 (Spring, 1976).
"St. Antoine Is Re-Appointed To Law School Deanship," 20 L. Quadrangle Notes 1 (Spring, 1976).
"Dean St. Antoine Heads Legal Consumers Group," 20 L. Quadrangle Notes 2 (Fall, 1975).
"Dean St. Antoine Named 'Outstanding Educator'," 16 L. Quadrangle Notes 4 (Fall, 1971).
"Theodore St. Antoine Named U-M Law School Dean," 15 L. Quadrangle Notes 1-2 (Winter, 1971).
"Four New Members Join Michigan Law Faculty," 9 L. Quadrangle Notes 3 (August, 1965).