Louise Trubek

Clinical Professor Emerita


B.S., University of Wisconsin
J.D., Yale Law School


Louise G. Trubek is an Emerita Professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin and the Yale Law School, Louise is an active scholar in the fields of public interest law around the world, social justice advocacy, clinical legal education and the legal profession. Her scholarship and teaching also includes studies of regulation and governance in the European Union and the United States. Louise's current research includes co-editing with Scott Cummings and Fabio Sa e Silva a book on the pro-bono movement worldwide: Global Pro Bono: Causes, Consequences and Contestation (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2020). She also co-authored with Prof. Luz Herrera "The Emerging Legal Architecture for Social Justice" published in 44 NYU Rev. L & Soc. Change 355 (2020). Other publications in the field include "Social Justice Advocacy and Innovation: The Wisconsin Center for Public Representation 1974-Present" and "Transformations in Health Law Practice: The Intersection of Changes in Healthcare and Legal Workplaces" (with Barbara Zabawa and Paula Galowitz).


Scholarship & Publications


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Research Interests

  • Health Law and Policy
  • United States and Global Public Interest Law
  • Regulation and Governance
  • Transnational Public Interest Law
  • United States and Global Public Interest Law
  • Access to Justice
  • Legal Profession
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