- William Marsh Rice University, Bachelor of Arts
University of California, Berkeley, Juris Doctor
Professor Kurt Eggert is a Professor of Law at Chapman University Fowler School of Law, where he is the Director of the Alona Cortese Elder Law Center. His scholarship has included consumer protection, mortgage securitization, legal fiction, gambling law, predatory lending, administrative law, health care law, and elder abuse. He has testified to Congress multiple times on predatory lending, mortgage securitization, and gambling regulation, including Internet gambling and Internet poker. He was a member of the Federal Reserve Board's Consumer Advisory Council advising the Fed on consumer finance issues, where he chaired the subcommittee on Consumer Credit.
Previously, he was an adjunct professor of law, teaching Elder Law, at Loyola Law School. From 1990 until 1999, he was a senior attorney at Bet Tzedek Legal Services in Los Angeles, where he specialized in complex litigation, including consumer fraud and home equity fraud. Professor Eggert received his B.A. from Rice University, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and his Juris Doctor from Boalt Hall, the University of California at Berkeley School of Law.
Courses Taught: Legal and Equitable Remedies, Elder Law, Legal Research and Writing, Civil Procedure and Depositions/Discovery Complex Litigation.
Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Deference and Fiction: Reforming Chevron's Legal Fictions after King v. Burwell, 95 Neb. L. Rev. 702 (2017)
Kurt Eggert, Not Dead Yet: The Surprising Survival of Negotiability, 66 Ark. L. Rev. 145 (2013)