Wendy Netter Epstein

Title/s:  Visiting Professor of Law



Wendy Netter Epstein will serve as a visiting professor of law at Loyola University Chicago during the spring semester in 2020. She is a currently a professor of law at the DePaul University College of Law and faculty director of DePaul’s Jaharis Health Law Institute.  She has also taught at the University of Chicago Law School and the Chicago-Kent College of Law.  Professor Epstein both researches and teaches in the areas of health law & policy and contract law.  She is an expert on the Affordable Care Act and has recently published articles on topics ranging from price transparency (or lack thereof) in health care to patient decision-making.  She brings both economic and behavioral science principles to bear in her scholarly work.  Her work has been published or is forthcoming in the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics; the Southern California Law Review; the Minnesota Law Review; and the Emory Law Journal, to name some.  Professor Epstein also regularly appears in the media to discuss issues of health policy and health reform.  

Professor Epstein received her BA from the University of Illinois, and her JD from Harvard Law School, where she was editor-in-chief of the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. Prior to entering academia, Professor Epstein clerked for the Hon. Michael Daly Hawkins, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, and was a partner in commercial litigation at Kirkland & Ellis LLP.  She continues her affiliation with Kirkland & Ellis today as of counsel.