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Jeff Sovern

Jeff Sovern has taught and written scholarly articles about consumer law for thirty years. He is the co-author of a leading casebook on consumer law, as well as the editor of the SSRN Consumer Law eJournal. He previously published op-eds in The New York Times, Boston Globe, USA Today, New York Daily News, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Christian Science Monitor, and other publications. His full CV appears at

Along with three co-authors, Jeff Sovern received a $29,510 grant from the American Association for Justice Robert L. Habush Endowment and by a grant from the St. John’s University School of Law Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution in 2014 to study arbitration. It resulted in an article. Along with Professor Kate Walton, he received a grant from the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Endowment for Education to study debt collection, resulting in another article. He is a member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates.