Eleanor W. Myers
Associate Professor of Law
 

Professor Eleanor Myers joined the full-time faculty at Temple Law School as an Associate Professor of Law. She specializes in Professional Responsibility and also teaches in the Business curriculum, including Introduction to Business Organizations, Corporations, and Contracts. In addition, she assisted in the development of the award-winning Integrated Transactional Program and has primary responsibility for the Professional Responsibility component of that course. In 2001 she won the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching. She publishes in the area of Professional Responsibility and served as the Associate Reporter on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals Task Force on the Selection of Class Counsel. In addition to her work at the law school, Professor Myers also serves as Temple's NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative. In 2009, she was appointed by the NCAA as a member of its Committee on Infractions.

Professor Myers has extensive experience teaching law internationally. During the Summer 2008, she taught at Temple's Law School program in Rome, Italy. During Summer 2007, she co-chaired a Roundtable in Beijing, China for Chinese law faculty entitled "Experiential Education Methods in Law Schools." In February 2006, she was an invited participant to Kwansei Gakuin University Law School, Osaka, Japan for a conference entitled "Can the Virtual Law Firm Change Law School Education - Learning from the International Experience of Simulation Education." She taught in the joint Temple/Tsinghua Rule of Law program in Beijing during the Fall 2005 semester. In May 2004, she was chosen as an ethics teaching consultant by the US/AID Asia /Rule of Law Initiative and presented a two week program at the University of Philippines Law School, Manila on teaching legal ethics.

Professor Myers graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. and from the University of Pennsylvania Law School with a J.D., magna cum laude. At Penn Law School she was a member of the Order of the Coif and an Editor of the Law Review. She is currently a member of the American Law Institute and was a Public Governor of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange.

From 1975 to 1976, Professor Myers was a teaching fellow at Stanford Law School. In September 1976 she joined the firm of Fine, Kaplan and Black, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as an associate, where her practice consisted primarily of securities and antitrust class action litigation. In 1983 she joined the University Counsel's office at Temple University as Associate University Counsel. In that position she handled Temple University's technology transfer program, its business negotiations, and many of its health care issues.

In 1989, Professor Myers became an associate at the University of Pennsylvania's Center on Professionalism, where she developed professional responsibility videotapes and teaching modules for practicing lawyers and taught Professional Responsibility throughout the country.

Professor Myers regularly presents at Continuing Legal Education programs on Legal Ethics and is often consulted by the press on ethics related issues. 


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Education
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School
B.A., University of Pennsylvania

Teaching Areas
Contracts, Corporations, Intro to Business Organizations, ITP, Professional Responsibility, Intro to Int'l Business


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