Christopher R. Drahozal is the John M. Rounds Professor of Law at the University of Kansas School of Law. He is an Associate Reporter for the Restatement (Third) of the U.S. Law on International Commercial Arbitration, and Chair of the Arbitration Task Force of the Searle Civil Justice Institute at Northwestern University School of Law.
Professor Drahozal has written extensively on the law and economics of arbitration. He has authored a casebook on commercial arbitration published by Lexis Publishing (now in its second edition) and a co-edited a book on empirical research on international commercial arbitration published by Kluwer Law International. His articles have appeared in the Journal of Legal Studies, Law and Contemporary Problems, the Vanderbilt Law Review, the Illinois Law Review, and the International Review of Law and Economics, among others. He has made presentations on arbitration law and practice throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe.
Prior to teaching, Professor Drahozal was in private law practice in Washington, D.C., and served as a law clerk for the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal, the United States Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.