Robin Feldman

Robin Feldman is the Arthur J. Goldberg Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Innovation at the University of California Hastings. She received a BA and a JD from Stanford, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, the Order of the Coif, and receiving the Urban A. Sontheimer Award. Professor Feldman has published 4 books and 60 articles in law journals, as well as in the American Economic Review and the New England Journal of Medicine. Her empirical and theoretical work has been cited by numerous governmental agencies and has been called “absolutely remarkable” and a “must read.”

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