​​Prof. Linda Mullenix​

University of Texas at Austin

A professor since 1974, Linda S. Mullenix holds the Rita and Morris Atlas Chair in Advocacy at the University of Texas School of Law. She earned M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University, her law degree from Georgetown, and practiced appellate litigation in Washington, D.C. Professor Mullenix served as a Supreme Court Fellow; a scholar-in-residence at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Italy; and the Fulbright Senior Distinguished Chair in Law, in Trento, Italy. She is an elected Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the International Association of Procedural Law, and is a Life Member of the American Law Institute and the Texas Bar Foundation. In 2012, the Travis County Women’s Law Association honored her as a “Pathfinder” for using her law degree “in ways that inspire the rest of us.” She teaches civil procedure, mass tort and class action litigation, and has authored seventeen books including Leading Cases in Civil Procedure; Mass Tort Litigation; Federal Courts in the Twenty-First Century; State Class Action Practice and Procedure; Understanding Federal Courts; and Moore's Federal Practice. For more than twenty years she has contributed to Preview of Supreme Court Cases and been a columnist for the National Law Journal. She served as Associate Reporter for the ALI Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers, a consultative member of the Transnational Rules of Civil Procedure and the Complex Litigation Project. Professor Mullenix has published dozens of articles in The Chicago Legal Forum, Cornell Law Review, Georgetown University Law Journal, Harvard Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, Stanford Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Northwestern Law Review, Texas Law Review, Vanderbilt Law Review, and numerous other journals.​