David B. Oppenheimer is a Clinical Professor of Law at Berkeley School of Law. He teaches courses on Civil Procedure, Comparative Equality & Anti-Discrimination Law, and the Law of Evidence. Additionally, serves as the co-faculty director of the Student Pro Bono Program and Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice. He writes on Comparative Equality, Affirmative Action, and Civil Rights Legal History.
Professor Oppenheimer studied Political Science at the University Without Walls (Berkeley) and holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He also studied at Columbia University’s School of International Affairs. In the past, he clerked for California Chief Justice Rose Bird and worked as a staff attorney for the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. He later served as Professor of Law and Associate Dean at Golden Gate University School of Law and held a visiting professorship of Law at Sciences-Po Ecole de Droit in Paris.