Michael F Sturley
Professor Sturley holds undergraduate and law degrees from Yale, and an English law degree from Oxford. After finishing his studies, he served as a law clerk to Judge Amalya L. Kearse of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, in New York, and to Justice Lewis F. Powell, Jr., of the United States Supreme Court. He practiced in New York with Sullivan & Cromwell before joining the Texas faculty in 1984. Professor Sturley is active in the American Law Institute (where he has worked on Property and commercial law projects) and the Maritime Law Association of the United States (where he serves on the Carriage of Goods, Comit? Maritime International, and Uniformity Committees; co-chairs the Ad Hoc Marine Insurance Study Group; and was the Reporter for the Ad Hoc Study Group on Liability Rules). He is the Rapporteur for the Comit? Maritime International's Issues in Transport Law project, having served as a U.S. delegate to the Comit? Maritime International's International Sub-Committee on Uniformity in the Law of Carriage of Goods by Sea. He is also the Book Review Editor and a Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce. Professor Sturley has lectured on admiralty and maritime subjects at conferences and law schools around the world, including as a visiting professor at the University of London.