Briana Rosenbaum

Associate Professor of Law
Briana Rosenbaum
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  • Class Actions
  • Complex Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Evidence
  • Legal History
  • Litigation
  • Procedural Law

Briana Rosenbaum

Associate Professor of Law

Professor Rosenbaum teaches a variety of courses, including Civil Procedure, Evidence, Class Actions & Complex Litigation, and Jurisprudence. Her scholarship focuses on legal history, procedure, access to justice, and gender studies. Her article, The Legislative Role in Procedural Rulemaking Through Incremental Reform, won the Wilkinson Research Professor Award in 2021.

Professor Rosenbaum engages in advocacy on behalf of transgender students, and she contributed a chapter on transgender students’ experiences with the juvenile justice system in the book, Critical Guide to Civil Procedure. She is an Academic Fellow for the National Civil Justice Institute. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including the Iowa Law Review, Nebraska Law Review, and Hastings Law Journal. Her most recent scholarship has focused on the legal history of race in American legal education. Rosenbaum has enjoyed mentoring students on the often-thorny path toward becoming new lawyers.

Professor Rosenbaum joined UT Law in 2013 from Stanford Law School, where she was a Thomas C. Grey Fellow, and where she primarily taught courses on federal pretrial litigation and legal writing, research, and rhetoric. She received her bachelor’s degree cum laude from Santa Clara University. While there, she took a semester to study at American University in Washington D.C., and interned at the White House during the impeachment proceedings of President Clinton. Rosenbaum received her law degree magna cum laude from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where she served on the Hastings Law Journal, as a counselor for the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center’s Workers’ Rights Clinic, and as an intern for the California State Assembly, Committee on Public Safety. After graduation, Rosenbaum clerked for two federal judges appointed to chair the Judicial Conference Standing Committee on the Rules of Practice and Procedure: Judge David F. Levi of the Eastern District of California and Judge Anthony J. Scirica of the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Following her clerkships, she worked as an associate in the San Francisco office of Bingham McCutchen, where she enjoyed a diverse practice focused on both civil and criminal complex litigation.

  • Education & Experience
  • Publications

J.D., 2004, University of California Hastings College of the Law
B.S., (cum laude), 2000, Santa Clara University

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

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