Yale Law School, J.D., University of Minnesota, B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa. Stempel is the Doris S. and Theodore B. Lee Professor of Law at William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas, where he has taught since 1999. He previously served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at UNLV and on the faculty at Brooklyn Law School and the Florida State University College of Law. At Yale Law School he was an editor of the YALE LAW JOURNAL and co-founder of the YALE LAW AND POLICY REVIEW. He then spent two years as a law clerk to Judge Raymond J. Broderick of the U.S. District Court for the District of Pennsylvania and three years in private practice with a firm in Minneapolis. He is a member of the American Law Institute and the author (or co-author) of nine books, including GENERAL LIABILITY COVERAGE: KEY ISSUES IN EVERY STATE (2011); FUNDAMENTALS OF LITIGATION PRACTICE (2011); LITIGATION ROAD: THE STORY OF CAMPBELL V. STATE FARM INSURANCE (2008); FUNDAMENTALS OF PRETRIAL LITIGATION (8th ed. 2011); STEMPEL ON INSURANCE CONTRACTS (2006); and PRINCIPLES OF INSURANCE LAW (3d ed. 2004 & Supp. 2006). He also is the author of more than 80 book or treatise chapters and law review articles, published in such journals as the WILLIAM & MARY LAW REVIEW, BROOKLYN LAW REVIEW, CARDOZO LAW REVIEW, CONNECTICUT INSURANCE LAW JOURNAL, WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW QUARTERLY, TORT AND INSURANCE LAW JOURNAL, BUFFALO LAW REVIEW, NEVADA LAW JOURNAL, WILLIAM MITCHELL LAW REVIEW, ARIZONA LAW REVIEW, FORDHAM LAW REVIEW, TULANE LAW REVIEW, RISK MANAGEMENT & INSURANCE REVIEW, DEFENSE LAW JOURNAL, YALE LAW AND POLICY REVIEW, and YALE LAW JOURNAL.

Stempel’s teaching and writing focus on Civil Procedure/Alternative Dispute Resolution, Evidence, Professional Responsibility, and Insurance Law.