Seth J. Chandler was a Visiting Scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He is also the Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center. He earned his undergraduate degree summa cum laude from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs of Princeton University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he served as managing editor of the Harvard Law Review.
Professor Chandler specializes in insurance law and related fields such as health law, economic analysis of law, and contract drafting. He has taught at the University of Houston Law Center for eight years, winning the university-wide Teaching Excellence Award in 1995.
He was previously engaged in private practice at Munger, Tolles & Olson in Los Angeles, California and Williams & Connolly in Washington D.C. Professor Chandler has authored several articles on insurance law. He has also pioneered use of the Mathematica computer language in the economic analysis of law. His work in progress focuses on use of advanced mathematical methods to study laws relating to insurance underwriting.