Brad Areheart

Professor of Law

Brad Areheart

Areas of Expertise

Contract Law, Disability Law, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law


JD, University of Texas School of Law

BA, Baylor University


Professor Areheart writes about the philosophy of discrimination law, genetics, and disability rights. He is particularly interested in the structure of employment discrimination laws and the major normative theories that animate them. His articles have been published in the Yale Law Journal, Minnesota Law Review, Boston College Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, Alabama Law Review, and George Washington Law Review.

In 2017, Professor Areheart was awarded the Michael J. Zimmer Award, a national prize recognizing “a rising scholar who values workplace justice and community, and who has made significant contributions to the field of labor and employment law scholarship.” He is a past chair of the AALS Employment Discrimination section and the AALS New Law Professors section. He is also a past chair of the SEALS Prospective Law Teachers Workshop.

Professor Areheart teaches contracts, employment discrimination, employment law, and an antidiscrimination seminar.

Select recent publications

Organizational Justice and Antidiscrimination, 105 Minnesota Law Review 1921 (2020)

GINA, Big Data, and the Future of Employee Privacy, 128 Yale Law Journal 710 (2019) (with Jessica Roberts)

The Symmetry Principle, 58 Boston College Law Review 1085 (2017)

Accommodating Pregnancy, 67 Alabama Law Review 1125 (2016)

Accommodating Every Body, 81 University of Chicago Law Review 689 (2014) (with Michael Stein et al.)