Simona Grossi

Professor of Law
Theodore A. Bruinsma Fellow

Simona Grossi, Professor of Law, Theodore A. Bruinsma Fellow

Courses Taught

  • Federal Courts
  • California Civil Procedure
  • Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law

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Education

  • JD, L.U.I.S.S. University, Rome, Italy
  • LLM, University of California at Berkeley, School of Law
  • JSD, University of California at Berkeley, School of Law

Background

Professor Grossi graduated from L.U.I.S.S. University, Rome, Italy in 2002. She completed her master's degree (LL.M.) and doctoral program (J.S.D.) at UC Berkeley, School of Law. She worked for the U.N. from 2000 to 2002 and then went into private practice and worked for Clifford Chance LLP and Bonelli Erede Pappalardo doing national and transnational litigation from 2002 to 2008. She worked for Judge Charles Breyer at the USDC for the Northern District of California in 2010. Professor Grossi joined Loyola Law School L.A. in 2010. She was elected to the American Law Institute (ALI) in 2011. She is also a member of the International Association of Procedural Law (IAPL). Her scholarship focuses on civil procedure and federal courts. Professor Grossi is currently Chair of the AALS Executive Committee for the Section on Civil Procedure.

Articles

Books

  • The Legislative History of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, forthcoming.
  • The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Common Threads and Ideas, forthcoming.
  • Charles E. Clark: A Biography, forthcoming.
  • Legal Realism and Legal Process: The Untold Story, forthcoming.
  • The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as A Model of Legislative Reform, forthcoming.
  • The Courts and the People in a Democratic System, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.
  • Federal Courts: Principles, Cases & Practices (with Allan Ides) West Academic Publishing, forthcoming;
  • California Civil Procedure: Rules, Comments, Cases & Practices (with Allan Ides), Carolina Academic Press, forthcoming.
  • Federal Courts: Principles, Cases & Practices (with Allan Ides) West Academic Publishing, forthcoming.
  • Civil Procedure: Cases & Problems (with Allan Ides & Christopher N. May) (Aspen, 5th ed., 2016).
  • Constitutional Law: National Power and Federalism (with Allan Ides & Christopher N. May) (Aspen 2016, 7th ed.).
  • Constitutional Law: Individual Rights (with Allan Ides & Christopher N. May) (Aspen, 7th ed., 2016).
  • The US Supreme Court and the Modern Common Law Approach to the Decision Making ProcessCambridge University Press (2015).
  • Transnational Litigation: A practitioner’s Guide. Italy. Oxford University Press, March 2010.
  • Commentary To The Italian Code Of Civil Procedure, Oxford University Press, February 2010 

 Essays

Membership

American Law Institute (ALI)
International Association of Procedural Law (IAPL)