Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz

Lawrence King Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus at NYU School of Law; Associate Professor of Law at University of Virginia

Michael A. Livermore is an associate professor of law at the University of Virginia. He is the author, along with Richard L. Revesz, of Retaking Rationality: How Cost-Benefit Analysis Can Better Protect the Environment and Our Health (Oxford University Press, 2008). Livermore has been a postdoctoral fellow at NYU’s Law Center for Environmental and Land Use Law and has served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Harry T. Edwards at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He has published several pieces of legal scholarship on topics including environmental regulation and international food safety standards.

Richard L. Revesz is Dean Emeritus and Professor at New York University School of Law. Following judicial clerkships with Chief Judge Wilfred Feinberg of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and Justice Thurgood Marshall of the Supreme Court of the United States, Dean Revesz joined the NYU Law faculty in 1985, and was appointed dean in 2002. He has published over 50 articles and books on environmental and administrative law. His work on environmental regulation, the use of cost-benefit analysis, and more has set the agenda for legal scholars for the past decade.