J.D. 1985, Stanford Law School
A.B. 1982, Stanford University
Marc A. Fajer, Professor of Law, earned an A.B. in 1982 and a J.D. in 1985 from Stanford University. Following graduation from law school, Professor Fajer served as law clerk to Judge Betty B. Fletcher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
He then was an associate attorney with the law firm of Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe in Seattle. Since joining the faculty in 1988, Professor Fajer has taught property, elements, antitrust law, American legal history, constitutional law, housing discrimination, and identity politics and law.
Since joining the faculty he has also been a visiting professor of law at Cornell (1995-96), Pennsylvania (1999-2000), and Santa Clara (2002-2003).
He has also directed and produced several plays and musicals using faculty, staff, and students as actors and production workers, including "Fires in the Mirror: Crown Heights, Brooklyn and other Identities," "Macbeth," "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide ... When the Rainbow is Enuf," and "Side by Side by Sondheim."
The Faculty Senate recognized Professor Fajer's contributions to the Law School and University communities by presenting him with the University’s Outstanding Teaching Award in 2004.