Faculty Profiles

David Marcus

David Marcus

Professor of Law
B.A. Harvard University, 1998
J.D. Yale Law School, 2002
UCLA Faculty since 2018

David Marcus is Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law. He was previously Professor of Law at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, where he was elected “Professor of the Year” by the student body in 2009, 2012, 2017, and 2018. His research focuses on civil procedure, administrative law, federal courts, complex litigation, and legal history.

Marcus received his B.A. from Harvard University and studied at the University of Cambridge before earning his J.D. from Yale Law School. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Allyne R. Ross of the Eastern District of New York in Brooklyn, as well as the Honorable William Fletcher of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. He also represented plaintiffs in class actions at Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein.

Marcus’s publications have appeared or are forthcoming in the Stanford Law Review, the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, the Texas Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and the Georgetown Law Journal, among others.