Daniel Martin Katz
Assistant Professor of Law & Co-Director - ReInvent Law: A Law Laboratory Devoted to Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneurship
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 230F
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300
Ph.D. Political Science & Public Policy, University of Michigan (2011)
J.D. University of Michigan Law School (2005)
M.P.P. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan (2005)
B.S. University of Oregon (2000)
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
Daniel Martin Katz is an Assistant Professor of Law at Michigan State University. He is also the Co-Founder & Co-Director of the ReInvent Law Laboratory.
His wide variety of academic interests include legal informatics, entrepreneurship, quantitative modeling of litigation and jurisprudence, lawyer regulation, computational legal studies, positive legal theory, legal complexity and the overall impact of information technology, analytics and automation on the market for legal services.
Professor Katz has published or forthcoming articles in scholarly journals such as Emory Law Journal, Virginia Tax Review, Ohio State Law Journal, Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Journal of Legal Education, Journal of Law and Politics, Physica A and the Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law.
His work also has been featured in print and/or online versions of publications including the New York Times, Slate Magazine, Wired Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, The American Lawyer, ABA Journal, The Globe and Mail (Canada), Folha de S. Paulo (Brazil), Huffington Post, National Law Journal, Data Informed.com, Legal Futures (UK), Law Society Gazette (UK), Law Technology News and Marginal Revolution.
Professor Katz is also an avid blogger; his posts can be found at Computational Legal Studies (www.ComputationalLegalStudies.com).
Professor Katz received his Ph.D. in Political Science and Public Policy (with an focus on Complex Systems) from the University of Michigan in 2011. He graduated with a J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School in 2005, and simultaneously obtained a M.P.P. from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. Prior to joining the MSU College of Law faculty, Professor Daniel Katz was a Fellow in Empirical Legal Studies at the University of Michigan Law School and an NSF-IGERT Fellow at the University of Michigan Center for the Study of Complex Systems.