Steve Calandrillo is the Jeffrey & Susan Brotman Professor of Law at the University of Washington School of Law. He joined the UW law school faculty in 2000, was named a Charles I. Stone Professor of Law in 2008 and the Jeffrey & Susan Brotman Professor of Law in 2015. Prior to teaching, he clerked for Judge Alfred Goodwin on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and practiced corporate law at Foster Pepper in Seattle. Calandrillo graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School where he was a John M. Olin Fellow in Law & Economics and a member of the Harvard Journal on Legislation.
Calandrillo’s scholarship utilizes economic analysis to address controversial law and public policy topics, including permanent daylight saving time, minimum wage legislation, property rights, organ donation, compulsory vaccinations, assisted suicide, punitive damages, baseball’s designated-hitter and instant replay rules, tort law’s eggshell plaintiff rule and U.S. health and safety regulatory policy.
In his spare time, Calandrillo has tutored Kim Kardashian on contracts and torts and was a three-time winner on Wheel of Fortune.