The University of Houston Law Center Faculty

David  Fagundes



J.D., Harvard Law School
A.B., Harvard College

Dave Fagundes is visiting the University of Houston Law Center from Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, CA, where he is a Professor of Law. Prior to entering academia, Professor Fagundes was a Bigelow Fellow and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School, an associate at the Washington, D.C. office of Jenner & Block, LLP, and a clerk to Judge David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Professor Fagundes’ scholarship focuses on tangible and intangible property, and his most recent work investigates the moral psychology of ownership as well as the emergence and operation of informal property governance schemes. His scholarship has appeared in the Stanford Journal of Law & Technology, the Iowa Law Review, the Vanderbilt Law Review, the Texas Law Review, the Minnesota Law Review, the Boston College Law Review, and the Northwestern University Law Review, among others. Professor Fagundes is in residence at the University of Houston Law Center for the 2014-15 academic year, and will teach Trademarks in Spring 2015.