Miami Law Faculty & Administration

A. Michael Froomkin

Home   >  Faculty & Administration   >  Faculty Directory   >  A. Michael Froomkin

A. Michael Froomkin

A. Michael Froomkin
Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein Distinguished
Professor of Law
J.D. 1987, Yale Law School

Telephone: 305-284-4285   |   Office: G382
Publications   |   SSRN   |   Website   |   We Robot
Curriculum Vitae

A. Michael Froomkin, the Laurie Silvers and Mitchell Rubenstein Distinguished Professor of Law, received an M.Phil. degree from Cambridge University in 1984, and a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1987.

He clerked for Judge Stephen F. Williams of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and for John F. Grady, chief judge of the Northern District of Illinois. Professor Froomkin joined the University of Miami faculty after working in the London office of the Washington, D.C., firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering.

He currently teaches International Law, Civil Procedure I and seminars in Intellectual Property in the Digital Era, Internet Governance, Law & Games and Electronic Commerce. He has also taught Internet Law, Jurisprudence, Administrative Law and Tort, Constitutional Law, and Trademark.


Professor Michael Froomkin is the founder of the We Robot conference on legal and policy issues relating to robotics.


Professor Michael Froomkin in "Suit: Internet cafe law also bans computers" in The Tampa Tribune.

Professor A. Michael Froomkin's prescient article "The Death of Privacy" is quoted in the article "For Their Eyes Only" in Computerworld India

Professor Michael Froomkin is quoted in "Fiddler's Creek suits become latest in libel, slander cases involving bloggers" in Marco Eagle.