James R. Maxeiner

James R. Maxeiner is law professor at the University of Baltimore and holds degrees in both U.S. and German law. His most recent book is Failures of American Civil Justice in International Perspective (Cambridge University Press, 2011). More

James R. Maxeiner is the author of numerous articles and several books on law reform including Failures of American Civil Justice in International Perspective (Cambridge) and Policy and Methods in German and American Antitrust Law (Praeger). His professional background is in both U.S. and German law and in the international practice of law. Before his academic appointment, he was vice president and associate general counsel of Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., a senior associate at Kaye Scholer in New York City, and a trial attorney in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington DC.

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