Theodore H. Frank
Ted Frank is an adjunct fellow with the Manhattan Institute’s Center for Legal Policy and editor of the Institute's award-winning web magazine, PointofLaw.com. The Wall Street Journal has called him a "leading tort-reform advocate."
In addition to his role with the Manhattan Institute, Frank is the president of the Center for Class Action Fairness, which he founded in 2009. He has written for law reviews, The Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and The American Spectator, and has testified about legal issues before Congress. He serves on the executive committee of the Federalist Society Litigation Practice Group. In 2008, Mr. Frank was elected to membership in the American Law Institute.
Previously, Frank clerked for Frank H. Easterbrook on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, was a litigator in private practice for ten years, served as the first director of the AEI Legal Center for the Public Interest, and was an attorney for the McCain-Palin 2008 presidential campaign. Frank graduated from the University of Chicago Law School with high honors and as a member of the Order of the Coif and the Law Review.